Statistics

  • Not pounding the zone

    Way back in 2008 I started to run a series using pitch f/x data to look at strike throwing tendencies. Sadly this is the slowest...

  • Tigers 2009 WAR Projections – Pitchers

    Earlier in the week I posted my wins above replacement projections for the Tigers 2009 lineup. Today I turn my attention to the men on...

  • Tigers WAR Projections

    It seems as if calculating wins above replacement, or WAR, has become the cool thing to do this offseason. We’ve delved into WAR here in...

  • Fangraphs now has UZR

    Fangraphs continues to become the stat site for sabermetric player stats. Today they announce the addition of MGL’s UZR fielding system which is widely regarded...

  • Pounding the zone by count

    In part 1 of the series I dumped some big tables in here that looked at the rate at which teams threw a)strikes and b)the...

  • The Tigers according to PMR

    The Tigers defense was the cause of much consternation this season, and rightly so. Now that David Pinto has released his PMR defensive metrics, we...

  • Fun with the Bill James leaderboards

    The Bill James Handbook is always one of the first baseball books to come out each year. It’s not a riveting narrative by any means...

  • Most homers allowed by a reliever

    As Kyle Farnsworth allowed his 15th homer of the year, I was curious as to whether he was chasing any kind of history. After all,...

  • Random Friday factoids

    Some stats and such that may or may not be interesting: Edgar Renteria might not totally suck Edgar Renteria is hitting 288/351/404 since the All...

  • About that 1-25 record…

    It is quoted after nearly every game, with only the loss column frequently changing. Currently it is 1-25, with IT being the Tigers record in...

  • The Second Inning – 2008

    The following was compiled by DTW reader and commenter Sam Hoff. He breaks down the season into 18 game innings and reports how the team...

  • Junkballing: riding the river of news

    A startling amount of news from the beat writers and analysis from bloggers today. Inge likes catching, Cabrera at first base, and more. Inge says...