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Oh so good.

Do you want to know what the average exit velocity of balls hit by Trumbo the week of May 15th?

90.0 MPH

 

Maybe you want to overlay Seth Smith's 2016 spray chart onto OPACY?

Sure, they can do that.

How about his defense in 2016?

Yep, they got it.

How about Kim's game winning pinch hit HR?

Yep, check the media tab.

 

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On 1/6/2017 at 8:26 PM, Can_of_corn said:

Baseballsavant

Oh so good.

Do you want to know what the average exit velocity of balls hit by Trumbo the week of May 15th?

90.0 MPH

 

Maybe you want to overlay Seth Smith's 2016 spray chart onto OPACY?

Sure, they can do that.

How about his defense in 2016?

Yep, they got it.

How about Kim's game winning pinch hit HR?

Yep, check the media tab.

 

Shockingly (9_9), John Gibbons is probably the worst challenger in MLB.  League average for challenges has been about 50/50 over the last 3 years.  Gibbons has been 33% over-turned/67% not over-turned, 42/58, 36/64

https://baseballsavant.mlb.com/replay?challenge_type=&year=2016&challenger=teamchallenging&team=Blue Jays

Gibbons has challenged 155 times over the last 3 years compared to 97 for Buck Showalter.

Other team's fans seem to think that Buck complains a lot but that doesn't hold up through these numbers.  Buck is one of the most infrequent challengers in the league, but he's been good at it, getting 53/97 correct.

 

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4 hours ago, backwardsk said:

Stat question:  Why is K:9 often referenced when K:PA is so much more informative?

Just a historical accident from the days where the stats commonly published were IP, R, H, ER, BB and K's.     K/9 is easily calculated from there.    

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5 hours ago, backwardsk said:

Stat question:  Why is K:9 often referenced when K:PA is so much more informative?

I look at K%, but I often find myself writing the player's K/9 in a post because most people have a better idea of what a good/bad K/9 is compared to what a good/bad K% is.

Edit: Here is a useful chart.

Rating K/9 K%
Excellent 10.0 27.0%
Great 9.0 24.0%
Above Average 8.2 22.0%
Average 7.7 20.0%
Below Average 7.0 17.0%
Poor 6.0 15.0%
Awful 5.0 13.0%

 

Rating BB/9 BB%
Excellent 1.5 4.5%
Great 1.9 5.5%
Above Average 2.5 6.5%
Average 2.9 7.7%
Below Average 3.2 8.0%
Poor 3.5 8.5%
Awful 4.0 9.0%
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