John Dewan’s Stat of the Week™

How Important is Hitting the Catcher’s Target? At Baseball Info Solutions, our video scouts recently began charting the catcher’s target before each pitch. This opens up many new avenues for analysis, but first we should examine the difference between pitches that hit the target and those that don’t. Considering all final pitches of each at […]

February 20, 2011  Tags: , , ,   Posted in: John Dewan, Stat of the Week, stats  No Comments

John Dewan’s Stat of the Week™

Catcher Pickoff Leaders Over the last several seasons, no one compares. Yadier Molina has nabbed more baserunners who fell asleep on the bases than any other catcher by a wide margin. Here are the leaders in catcher pickoffs since 2003: Most Catcher Pickoffs (Since 2003) Player Pickoffs Yadier Molina 33 Miguel Olivo 19 Jose Molina […]

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