BCTips: Welcome to the New BCTeam

We are excited to announce the launch of our new BaseballCloud platform! It has been months in the making and has taken hundreds of hours of testing to make sure everything runs smoothly as we migrate over all of our teams' accounts, and onboard new teams. BC users will now be able to access all... Continue Reading →

Introducing “Win Score”

Pitchers in Group 1 have a record of 0-10 with a 2.69 (ERA+FIP/2) vs. pitchers in Group 2, with a record of 7-0 with a 5.08 (ERA+FIP/2)... Historically, the “Win” has been a steady metric that has been simple to understand and commonly used to judge how good a pitcher was.  Over time we have... Continue Reading →

D1 Rerun April 9-11

The weather is warming up and that means the ball is starting to fly and fans are packing stadiums as we are in the midst of conference play for Division 1 baseball. The D1 Rerun is here to recap all the madness that occurred over the weekend! The Hokies brought their bats to Winston-Salem this... Continue Reading →

deScussing deGrom

“Hitters don’t hit his fastball.” In his brief outing in the 2015 MLB All-Star Game, that was all the announcers could talk about. The velocity, the extension, the rising effect. Back then, deGrom was only averaging 95.7 mph. Harold Reynolds put it well as he witnessed deGrom K’ing the side on 10 pitches: “That’s why... Continue Reading →

What Actually Contributes to BABIP?

In the field of statistics, we use the the law of large numbers to explain that as the sample size of something increases, the average of that sample will fall closer to the mean of the population as a whole. The proof of this law has existed since the publishing of the book Ars Conjectandi... Continue Reading →

D1 Rerun April 1-4

We had MLB and college baseball on Thursday last week due to Easter weekend, so we have a lot to to get caught up on. Let's hop right in! Mississippi State bounced back from getting swept last weekend with a sweep of their own over Kentucky. These four straight Curveballs from Christian MacLeod are just... Continue Reading →

Opening Day Eye-Poppers

Opening Day is baseball fan’s Christmas. Anything is possible. You get the first glimpse at teams and players not knowing what lies ahead. For at least one day a year, every team can trick themselves into thinking they are championship contenders. It is tempting to jump on early season stats as indicators. In DJ Lemahieu’s... Continue Reading →

Brewers Focused On Improving Defense

The Milwaukee Brewers had an offseason that many throughout the game probably just glossed over, looking at teams like the San Diego Padres, New York Mets and Toronto Blue Jays as teams that made the types of improvements that'll vault them into a new tier. What if I told you that the Brewers actually had... Continue Reading →

D1 Rerun March 26-28

It was a weekend of sweeps in the SEC as Tennessee, Vanderbilt, South Carolina, and Arkansas all take 3 games from their conference opponents. That doesn't mean there wasn't drama though because it was a wild weekend in Knoxville, and the D1 Rerun is here to cover it all! Evan Russell brought the thunder for... Continue Reading →

Best and Worst World Series’ Winners

What does best and worst mean? For this project, we're just going to look at three defining factors; Batting Average, Earned Run Average, and Adjusted Run Differential (during the regular season.) We will be looking at the World Series winners between the years 1969, (The year the pitcher's mound was dropped five inches and the... Continue Reading →

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