Brandon Magee looks at the batter interference call on Will Myers in the latest Rule Book 101
Ian York takes a look at the subtle shifts in the strike zone between 2008, 2016, and 2017 using his typical blend of charts, gifs, and words.
Ian York investigates the strike zone from the Red Sox-Rays game in which it appeared Ted Barrett had a tight strike zone early on.
Ian York examines how umpires call the strike zone, focusing on the way specific umpires called it in 2016 and who the most and least favorable umps were.
Ian York compiled the umpire strike zone changes over the PITCHf/x era of all umpires who pitches 30 games in any one year.
Ian York looks at the 2016 strike zone from the MLB season using the de facto method rather than the rule book version of the zone
Ian York uses PITCHf/x and his unique charts to determine if John Hirschbeck called an even game behind the plate in Game Three of the World Series.
Ian York went to his PITCHf/x charts and performed an umpire strike zone analysis for the Cleveland Indians and Boston Red Sox ALDS.
Brandon Magee explains the ruling on the field when a baseball is stuck in catcher’s equipment with at least one runner on base.