Category Archives: Statistical Analysis

Distribution of 1B Fielding

Here is a visual representation of the distribution of 1B fielding, as per the UZR/150s of qualified 1Bs in the UZR era (which is 2002 and thereafter). The mean is 0.8 runs, which is slightly above average because unqualified 1Bs … Continue reading

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A new era of outfield defense? Not so fast!

Earlier, members of the MCC community brought up an assertion; good defenders are nearly ubiquitous in the upper minors. This is a common belief, but is it true? Let us assume its truth for the moment. It follows that if … Continue reading

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