All posts tagged "pitch f/x"

  • Pitch f/x is encouraged by Bonderman

    Jeremy Bonderman has had a very long road back from the surgery he underwent to correct thoracic compression outlet syndrome. There was hope he’d be...

  • Faster than fast – the quickest pitches of 2009

    On Tuesday night Joel Zumaya threw a ball that the Comerica Park gun, and the Fox Sports gun clocked at 104mph. That is freakishly fast...

  • Dontrelle’s Debut

    I don’t know if I’d call Dontrelle’s outing good, but I would call it progress. He can now throw the ball over the plate. He...

  • Justin Verlander’s New Slider

    Justin Verlander has turned in 3 remarkable outings in a row amassing 31 strike outs as hitters can’t catch up with his heater or their...

  • What’s up with Verlander in the stretch?

    Justin Verlander has gotten off to a rough start in 2009. People are starting to question his “ace-hood” and with an ERA of 9.00 after...

  • Game 2009.007: Rangers at Tigers

    PREGAME: The Tigers look for a series sweep of the Texas Rangers this Easter Sunday. The Rangers mashed Cleveland pitching but haven’t been able to...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Strike Throwing – Part 1 – Lots of Tables

    The Tigers walked a lot of people last year. Along the way they threw a lot of pitches, and many seemed to be ill advised....

  • Evidence of bizarre strike zone disappears

    In last night’s Detroit-Arizona game there were several moments where I was completely befuddled by CB Bucknor’s strike zone. But I was going to just...

  • Verlander arm angle follow-up

    Prior to Justin Verlander’s last start we discussed his dip in velocity and a change in arm angle is he was looking to make. Verlander...

  • Verlander and his arm angle

    As has been widely documented at this point, Justin Verlander’s velocity is down significantly. Either it is a systematic change in measurement mechanisms, or it...