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KATOH: Forecasting Major League Pitching with Minor League Stats

View image | gettyimages.com Shortly before the new year, I wrote a piece at The Hardball Times introducing KATOH — a methodology for forecasting major league performance using minor league stats. Using a series of probit regression analyses, I explored … Continue reading

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Improvements in Plate Discipline: Rare but Effective

#456486706 / gettyimages.com For even the most physically gifted hitters, offensive success is highly dependent on one’s approach at the plate. No two pitches are exactly the same, and the batter has less than half-second to glean the characteristics that differentiate … Continue reading

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