Plate Discipline, in One Number

Plate Discipline, in One Number How do you describe a batter’s plate discipline? I sometimes struggle with it. I might describe their walk rate and strikeout rate, maybe add in something about how often they swing. I’m never sure how much to weight walk rate and how much to care about strikeouts. How does someone…

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Baseball Mexico: Monday, March 16, 2020

Baseball Mexico: Monday, March 16, 2020 by Bruce Baskin, Baseball Mexico, http://baseballmexico.blogspot.com/ CORONAVIRUS PANIC DELAYS LMB SEASON FIVE WEEKS When fears over the coronavirus grounded every other professional baseball league around the world to a halt, the Mexican League still expected to begin their 2020 schedule on April 6 as planned. That changed Saturday morning when…

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MLB Further Delays Opening Day In Accordance With CDC Recommendations

MLB Further Delays Opening Day In Accordance With CDC Recommendations Following last night’s recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Major League Baseball has issued a new statement confirming that Opening Day will be delayed considerably later than the original April 9 date: Today Commissioner Robert D. Manfred, Jr. conducted a conference call…

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