Each year, on the internet and in the blogosphere , through the use of collaboration, new ideas and methodologies are brought to the forefront.
It was most recently, I learned about Chris Dial’s OPD . That came about after I was searching for 2009 PMR data, and was surprised to see that they were not doing them this year.
- Rtz – Total Zone Fielding Runs above average
- RtzrD – Total Zone Fielding Runs above average on road
- Rtzhm – Total Zone Fielding Runs above average on road
- Rof – Outfield Arm Run above average
- RF/9 – Range factor per 9 innings
Now lets visit a few Tape Measure Blasts from the web:
An early look at Ed Wade’s Houston Astros
The useless stat the Quality Start (QS) and Ron Shandler’s alternative
Braves preview from Capitol Avenue Club
Tommy Rancel of DRB (the site i founded in 2005) on Hot Stove
My favorite site Around the Bases is now Hardball Talk
Fack Youk continues to get us pumped for Spring Training.