Author Archives: Casey Boguslaw

What Does Statcast’s New Catch Probability Metric Tell Us About the Washington Nationals?

  The acquisition of Adam Eaton in the Washington outfield will provide a new look in 2017. Will he help last year’s below average defense? I helped introduce MLBAM & Statcast’s new Catch Probability metric at RO Baseball on Friday. Take … Continue reading

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A further analysis on the “Barrel” stat

Recently at the site I write at,, I did a four-part series attempting to better introduce the baseball world to “barrels”:  the best type of contact a hitter can hope for, the worst type a pitcher attempts to avoid. … Continue reading

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