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Repost: The Yankees liked pitch framing before it was cool

View image | gettyimages.com Another repost today, but this one from November of 2013 is still timely. We will be back with new content on Monday. — Brian McCann does a lot of things well on a baseball field. He’s … Continue reading

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New metrics: Brian McCann’s defense alone is worth over two wins

Yesterday, Baseball Prospectus unveiled a new model for quantifying the value of catcher defense. Unlike previous framing stats, this new methodology incorporates pitch-types, count, and umpire tendencies. They also released a stat that quantifies a catcher’s ability to block pitches. According … Continue reading

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Brian Cashman’s Free Agency Performance: Catchers

Another day, another view at Brian Cashman’s track record in free agency. Today, a look into his decision-making in free agency with catchers. Unlike the past two breakdowns on starters and relievers, this post will be a bit shorter. Not … Continue reading

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The Yankees liked pitch framing before it was cool

Brian McCann does a lot of things well on a baseball field. He’s an excellent hitter who also plays the most premium defensive position in baseball, and he plays it very well. One of the traits that makes McCann such … Continue reading

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