Red Sox Prospect Primer: Power up top

Red Sox Prospect Primer: Power up top Although the Red Sox system isn’t as deep as it was, top prospects like Michael Chavis, Triston Casas, Brandon Howlett, Darwinzon Hernandez and Bobby Dalbec are looking to turn in a productive season. Source: https://www.milb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20190320&content_id=305146762&fext=.jsp&vkey=news_milb&sid=milb

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FanGraphs Pitch Framing

FanGraphs Pitch Framing In 2008, when Dan Turkenkopf was the first to quantify the value of pitch framing, he noted that it appeared to be alarmingly important. Bill Letson was similarly astounded when he calculated the size of the effect in 2010. Max Marchi and Mike Fast each took a turn in 2011, finding large…

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WAR Update: Catcher Framing!

WAR Update: Catcher Framing! I’m very pleased to announce that FanGraphs has finally added catcher framing data to the site, with full thanks to Jared Cross, who you may know as the co-creator of the Steamer projections. We’ve also incorporated catcher framing into WAR. Including catcher framing in WAR has been a topic of internal…

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