The Giants haven’t scored many runs, but their pitching has looked quite good at times. Excluding last night’s 8-run outburst, since April 16th the Giants have scored a total of 7 runs — or 1.4 runs per game. The Giants have the 2nd lowest team wOBA in the baseball at the moment. Their score of .293 — league average wOBA… Read more →
*I hope I’m not scaring away potential readers. Because OGC asked nicely in the comments section of the Zito FX post, here’s two velocity plots for Zito’s 2008 season with the Giants. The first is his overall average fastball velocity — as identified by PFX — month-by-month. The second plot is his velocity by home start. The 2nd plot should… Read more →
All PFX data is from 2008. Unlike in the Randy Johnson FX post, I cleaned up some of the pitch-types for Zito this time around. The first plot is the familiar movement plot that you’ll often see with PFX data. The second plot is movement based on velocity. It’s very crude — I broke everything into 5mph chunks — but… Read more →
I like the sound of that.
I’ve been playing around with EditGrid this morning and I made a few graphs relating to the 2009 Giants WAR projections. There really isn’t any new information presented in these graphs, but they might help some to see just where the wins are actually coming from. I like this pie chart because it shows — in my opinion — how… Read more →
Projecting the 2009 Giants team with Wins Above Replacement.
Quick Update: You may have seen this post sometime last week but I had to take it down after some of my numbers didn’t jive. I’d like to thank McCovey Chronicles for helping me correct some of the finer points of the data and getting it back online. We are going to look at Giants pitching this morning by comparing… Read more →
The Giants’ season is over. Whew. I think we’ll all look back at the ’08 Giants as a team in transition. We were bad, but we weren’t that bad. Well, not 100-loss-bad like many of us expected. The Giants finished the year in 4th place in the National League West with a record of 72-90. That’s not a great record… Read more →
No new content today because I’m in the middle of finishing a PITCHf/x analysis of Tim Lincecum’s 138-pitch complete game on Saturday against the Padres. Sneak peak early analysis: Dem’s alotta pitches he threw Any how, stay tuned for the PFX article, it might go up tonight or sometime by early-ish tomorrow. I probably would have had it finished sooner… Read more →
Your head might spin after you read this post but I thought it would be interesting to examine a successful Barry Zito start. We haven’t had many opportunities to do so this year and after Zito’s start last night, I figured now was the perfect time. Zito’s line from last nights game against the D-Backs: 6 IP, 5 H, 2… Read more →