Archive for June 2008

A look at Arroyo’s quirky delivery with PITCHf/x.

A look at how age affects pitchers’ fastball speed using PITCHf/x data

The inner workings of a slider, plus a few more words on curveballs.

A look at what attributes of a curveball makes it effective.

A look at Cano’s slow start this season

At 44, Johnson has come back from the DL to pitch great in his first three starts. Here, with the help of PITCHfx, is how he’s doing it

How relief pitchers fare depending on the number of days they’ve had off

Here’s how he’s getting the job done.

Four teams off on the right foot to start the season.

How Tim Hudson succeeded without his best stuff

How the Padres star does it

So how do we use this information—and what makes Mariano Rivera different?

An attempt at grouping like pitchers together using PITCH f/x data.

Does Bartolo Colon have anything left in the tank? A closer look at the burly right hander.

A look at Milwaukee’s young slugger, Prince Fielder.

A look at league average breaking balls using PITCHf/x.

This week we look at some league averages for fastballs using Pitch f/x.

A look at rookie fireballer Tim Lincecum with the help of PITCHf/x.

A look at Tom Glavine using PITCHf/x and other tools.

Have you ever wanted to play around with the PITCHf/x data but didn’t want to have to download all the data and mess with a huge database? Then this tool is for you.