Pitching Visual Analysis

Pitching Visual Analysis

Carter Capps

The New and More Illegal Carter Capps Delivery

Back in July of 2015, I looked at Carter Capps’s delivery, cited the MLB rulebook, and used the power of technology (care of podcast co-host Damian Dydyn) to look at the controversial delivery from several different angles. The conclusion was,...

Anatomy of the Fernando Abad Debut

Justin Gorman examines the Fernando Abad debut pitch by pitch to see what went wrong against Robinson Cano.

Tyler Skaggs versus Jackie Bradley Jr.

Ian York uses PITCHf/x and his unique graphics to breakdown a curveball heavy affair that pitted Tyler Skaggs versus Jackie Bradley Jr.

Sonny Gray versus Xander Bogaerts

Sometimes a game can come down to one at-bat, whether the hitter strikes out or lifts his team with a big home run an entire season can hinge on one swing. Ian York breaks down the Sonny Gray versus Xander Bogaerts at-bat,...

David Price vs Alex Rodriguez

Sometimes a game can come down to one at-bat, whether the hitter strikes out or lifts his team with a big home run an entire season can hinge on one swing. Ian York breaks down the David Price versus Alex Rodriguez at-bat,...

Julio Teheran Versus Xander Bogaerts

Sometimes a game can come down to one at-bat, whether the hitter strikes out or lifts his team with a big home run an entire season can hinge on one swing. Ian York breaks down the Julio Teheran versus Xander Bogaerts at-bat,...

Heath Hembree Dazzles In 2016 Debut

The Boston Red Sox did what they could to load up the backend of their bullpen during the offseason, but what about their middle relievers? Middle relievers get little praise, but they can often come in and bail out...

Junichi Tazawa Versus Mark Trumbo

When the Boston Red Sox were attempting to avoid a sweep at the hands of their division rival, the Baltimore Orioles, they turned to an old standby, but perhaps an odd choice given the matchup. Ian York breaks down the...

The Atlanta Braves’ John Gant And His Funky Delivery

Young pitchers make debuts pretty frequently in the majors. These debuts rarely merit more than a mention on your favorite sports site, and it's even more rare for a reliever to make any news. However, a reliever in Atlanta...

Los Angeles Dodgers Starter Zack Greinke

Having strong starting pitching at the top of a rotation is important for any team's success. Los Angeles Dodgers starter Zack Greinke joins Clayton Kershaw to form the best 1-2 punch in baseball. Ian York takes a look at Greinke's...

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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.