09 June 2010

Hype Fails to Live up to Stephen Strasburg

My Strasburg reaction and PitchFX analysis piece is up at Beyond the Box Score:
...if you're reading this blog, you're probably interested in detail that you can't see in a box score, or even necessarily a record book. As always, we can satisfy our curiosity by digging deeper, using Pitch FX data to get a better idea of what Strasburg's performance "looked" like. Oh sure, I can tell you that it was a sight to behold, or I can show you exactly how #37 took 15 mph off his fastball to make a hitter look silly (data from Brooks Baseball's Pitch FX Tool).

Continue reading at Beyond the Box Score...

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