Tag Archives: BABIP

Graphing Pitchers: LOB% and BABIP

Rich Lederer of The Hardball Times has a fantastic article up this morning that I think will help drive the points home that Tommy Rancel and I discussed in our BHSN video series on LOB% and BABIP.  The image below … Continue reading

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Intro to Sabermetrics Part 4: BABIP

BHSN’s JB Long asks Tommy Rancel and I to explain what BABIP is and how it is used. Click here to watch the latest installment or the links below to view the previous installments of this series. Introducing the series … Continue reading

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BABIP and wOBAcon for 2010 Rays Starters by Pitch Type

Yesterday, Steve Slowinski at DRaysBay had a nice, thought-provoking piece looking at James Shields BABIP rates last year.  Two camps formed based on whether or not his 2010 is representative of a three-year decline of becoming more “hittable” or whether it … Continue reading

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Chew On This

That hurts. I mentioned it in the 30 in 30 post but it really deserves it’s own post because of just how poorly the club has performed in this area during this slump. When the club actually makes contact with … Continue reading

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