My article at Baseball Prospectus today examines whether a pitcher’s start-to-start consistency is something they can control or merely random. Yovanni Gallardo was extremely inconsistent this year, with six starts of 5+ ER and five starts of 0 ER. Should we expect similar inconsistency next year? And is consistency actually a good thing?
My latest article at BP runs a study suggested by my CardRunners leaguemate and friend Chris Hill and looks at whether a decline in stolen base success rate means a decline in other skills is forthcoming and examines how likely a bounceback in SB% is. It also looks at whether a hitter who starts getting [...]
Part three of my series on catcher throwing at FanDuel examines whether runners attempt fewer steals against catchers with strong arms. I also determine which catcher’s combine these two skills to be the best (and worst) overall at preventing stolen bases.
Finishing up with the catching up, here are the two articles I’ve written at CardRunners Fantasy since my last post: How Well Can We Predict Saves? – The final article in my four-part series on closers, throwing all of the variables together to see how well we can predict which closers will keep their jobs [...]
Since I haven’t posted in a while, here are the articles you may have missed at FanDuel: