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  1. Framing by Battery

    Baseball Prospectus has pitch framing data organized by battery.

    Framing data by battery

    The data looks at pitches where the umpire needs to make the call and compares actual strikes with predicted strikes.

    While looking at splits creates small sample sizes, I wondered if it would be clear that Josmil Pinto's framing skills are significantly worse than Kurt Suzuki.

    The natural place to start is Glenn Perkins.

  2. International Signings: How many of the top signings make it?

    The Yankees have poured millions into international signings this summer. In doing so they will give up the right to sign players to more than $300,000 over the next two years and pay a large tax. Is it worth it? How easy is it to determine the best players to sign at age 16?

    In order to help answer that question I went to look at the top signings of the 2007 and 2006 seasons. Players signed in those seasons have now had 7 or 8 years to develop. They needed to be put on 40 man rosters

    Updated 07-05-2014 at 08:17 AM by jorgenswest

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