We use Sports Info Solutions’ video-tracking to analyze which players have been robbed of the most hits and benefited most from errors.
MLB All-Star Voting vs. Total Runs Leaders July 11, 2018 By MARK SIMON Who were the players most deserving of being All-Star starters in 2018? Let’s use Total Runs to put together a pair of teams based on numbers. Total Runs is a statistic created by Baseball Info Solutions that combines offense, defense, baserunning, and […]
By MARK SIMON Milwaukee Brewers center fielder Keon Broxton is in the midst of an all-time defensive stretch. Broxton has saved 11 runs defensively in nine games over 10 days since his recall from Triple-A. He’s tied for second in Defensive Runs Saved by a center fielder with none other than his teammate Lorenzo Cain, […]
The race for Defensive Player of the Month was a tight battle and, in the end, a pair of players tied for the top spot in our voting. So let’s salute Washington Nationals shortstop Trea Turner and Kansas City Royals left fielder Alex Gordon as June’s top defenders. Turner is one of the most improved defensive players in baseball. He […]
Jacob deGrom has been an elite pitcher this season. And there’s much to know about his run of success.
By SEAN ZERILLO Minnesota Twins pitcher Kyle Gibson has had a breakout 2018 season, posting a 3.27 ERA with a 1.17 WHIP (career 4.55 ERA, 1.41 WHIP) over 14 starts and 82 2/3 innings pitched. Gibson has bumped his strikeout rate up to 8.8 strikeouts per 9 innings (K/9) from his career mark of 6.2 […]
By ANDREW ZENNER Before 2018, Marco Gonzales had never been able to experience sustained success in the major leagues. The former first-round pick had compiled a 5.47 ERA and 5.03 FIP in 77 1/3 innings from 2014 to 2017. That lack of success made it easier for the Cardinals to part ways with him when […]