PLATE DISCIPLINE

The Pitcher Plate Discipline Rankings 5/25

The Pitcher Plate Discipline Rankings are back! This week Daniel Port revisits Stephen Strasburg to see what's changed and puts Hyun-Jin Ryu's 2019 under the microscope!


The Pitcher Plate Discipline Rankings 2019 Edition – Week 6

The Pitcher Plate Discipline Rankings comes back with a vengeance! This week Daniel Port explores two pitchers off to incredible starts and determines whether is an illusion or the real deal!


The Pitcher Plate Discipline Rankings 2019 Edition- 05/04

In this week's edition of Pitcher Plate Discipline, we analyze two NL West pitchers. We also may want to re-name this post "Always Late" since it's the third week we haven't posted on our Thursday slot.


The Pitcher Plate-Discipline Rankings 2019 Edition: 4/24

Week 3 of the Pitcher Plate-Discipline Rankings is here! Join Daniel Port as he takes a look at the rankings and discusses three pitchers who caught his eye!


The Pitcher Plate-Discipline Rankings 2019 Edition: 04/19

Alex Drennan and Daniel Port are back with the latest edition of the Plate Discipline leaderboard. Hope you like heatmaps, because this article has nine of them.


The Pitcher Plate Discipline Rankings 2019 Edition: 4/11

There is more than one way to evaluate a pitcher. Join Alex Drennan and Daniel Port as they revive the Pitcher Plate Discipline Rankings for the 2019 Season!


Metric-Based SP Rankings Update – I survived my road trip edition

Updated rankings and analysis for starting pitchers through July 10, 2018



Weekly SP Metrics Update – Season Mid-Point Edition

A look at pitching metrics through roughly one half of the 2018 MLB season


Starting Pitcher Metrics Update!

Updated rankings and analysis of starting pitchers, through the lens of pure data-driven metrics



Starting Pitcher Metrics – Updated Rankings and Analysis

A return to my typical update style, including new rankings and analysis for 7 individual starters.


SP Plate Discipline Update – a Look Back So Far

a look back at predicted K rates from April, and how things played out in May.


Starting Pitcher Metrics Update – now with StatCast!

now including StatCast for a more comprehensive data-driven ranking system.


SP Plate Discipline Update #3

checking in on Starting Pitchers plate discipline trends through mid-May 2018


A Beginner’s Guide to Understanding Plate Discipline Metrics – for Hitters

What's a good walk rate? How do we know that it's legit? Dave Cherman dives into the answers.


Plate Discipline – SP Update #2

now he's just some Bundy that I used to know...


Plate Discipline Update #2 – Reliever edition

A closer look at individual relievers and team bullpen performances from April 2018, through the lens of plate discipline metrics


Plate Discipline (for Pitchers) – Update #1

Examining trends in Plate Discipline Metrics (for Pitchers) through April 24, 2018