Year: 2019

CAN PITCHERS REALLY CONTROL DOUBLES AND TRIPLES? XBFIP, CONTINUED

In my last post, I introduced my new metric: xbFIP. Expected-ballpark, extra-base, fielding independent pitching is my take on FIP. Fielding independent pitching was created, as I outlined in my last article, in an attempt to evaluate a pitcher on what he can truly control: walks, strikeouts, innings pitched and home runs. Given that, as …

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