The Red Sox Catcher Mid-Season Framing Report

Ian York examines Red Sox catching tandem Christain Vazquez and Sandy Leon and determines how well they are doing in the art of pitch framing in 2017.
2016 MLB Catcher Framing Rankings

Catcher Framing: The Mid-Season Report

Ian York examines MLB catcher framing throughout the MLB and explains the methodology he uses to figure out how catchers have performed thus far in 2017.

The What Did I Just See!? Factor

Every day in baseball, there are plays that elicit gasps from spectators. The home-run-saving leap at the wall. An outfielder leaving his feet and just grasping the ball with his glove before sliding across the grass. The diving middle...
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Mental Errors Costing Red Sox on Defense

Rick Rowand breaks down two plays riddled with multiple mental errors of the variety that have been costing the Red Sox all season long.
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How Did Boston Red Sox Catchers Frame Pitches in 2016?

How did the Boston Red Sox frame pitches in 2016? Ian York uses his unique graphics and his in-depth analysis to let us know.
MLB Catcher Framing

MLB Catcher Framing in 2016

Ian York examines MLB catcher framing throughout the MLB and explains the methodology he uses to figure out how catchers performed in 2016.
2016 MLB Catcher Framing Rankings

2016 MLB Catcher Framing Rankings

Ian York presents his 2016 MLB catcher framing rankings as well as his explanation behind the methodology used to calculate the framing numbers.
2015 MLB Catcher Framing Rankings

2015 MLB Catcher Framing Rankings

Ian York presents his 2015 MLB catcher framing rankings as well as his explanation behind the methodology used to calculate the framing numbers.

How Has Sandy Leon’s Framing Been in 2016?

Ian York uses PITCHf/x to analyze Sandy Leon's framing to determine if the catcher has made any improvements behind the plate.

Rulebook 101: Climbing the Walls

Brandon Magee explains why climbing the walls can be acceptable behavior from time to time, using a play by Anthony Rizzo as an example.

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