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The Brewers’ Curious Defensive Improvement

In 2012, the Brewers put out less than 69% of the batters who put the ball in play against them, a statistic known as “Defensive Efficiency.”  Baseball Prospectus, the venerable baseball statistics website, cheerfully describes that put-out rate as “horrendous.”  It rated 29th out of… [More]

Exploration: Exceeding / Underplaying FIP

In case you had not heard, yesterday the Milwaukee Brewers released struggling southpaw Randy Wolf. Yesterday, Jaymes noted the news, and effectively summarized Wolf’s legacy in Milwaukee while looking forward: Thus, looking back, was the Wolf signing a good one? Probably not. But it’s not… [More]

FIP Tales of Yore

By on June 16, 2012

FIP Tales of Yore

My grandfather pitched the greatest game in the history of baseball. I’m sure of it — tall tales be damned. The way he tells it, he pitched in amateur and independent leagues, and also while he was overseas serving his country. He never made it… [More]

Randy Wolf is a Better Pitcher than Zack Greinke

In 2009, Zack Greinke pitched one of the greatest seasons in the “live ball era” by a pitcher 25 or younger. Facing 915 batters, Greinke struck out more than 240 batters, walked only 51, and allowed 11 home runs. Allowing 64 runs in nearly 230… [More]