Defense

  • Defending Center

    A couple weeks ago I wrote a post making the case why Curtis Granderson should be the starting centerfielder for the Tigers over Nook Logan....

  • Detroit Tiger-ish News

    Juan Samuel finds a job: Juan Samuel will be the manager of the AA Binghamton Mets. The former Tiger 3B/outfield coach is the second member...

  • Luck and Fieldability

    David Pinto from Baseball Musings has begun to release the 2005 Probabilistic Model of Range (PMR) data. Today he posted a table of which pitchers...

  • On Pudge’s Defense

    Last year about this time there was a pretty popular post about Pudge Rodriguez’s ability to thwart the running game. Last year, Pudge’s caught stealing...

  • Good and Bad Gloves

    David Gassko of the Hardball Times introduced a new defensive measure of range earlier this season. While the initial article didn’t do a lot to...

  • A good reputation is hard to run on…

    Down at the bottom of my last post, I threw out a factoid that Alan Trammell only pitched out 8 times last season because the...

  • Keying in on the Keystone

    David Pinto at Baseball Musings is continuing to publish the results of his Probabilistic Model of Range. He has churned out the positional data for...

  • Odds are…Tigers defense is poor

    I wasn’t planning on writing about the Tigers’ poor defense, but then David Pinto published his Probabalistic Model of Range for 2004. I love fresh...

  • Tiger DiPS

    Jay Jaffe at Futility Infielder has compiled and published Defense Independent Pitching stats for 2004. As I always do when I see fresh stats, I...