catcher defense

The 2019 card set introduces a new defensive rating for catchers along with a new CFR range on the pitcher card. The purpose of these changes is to better model the defensive contributions by catchers.

Before we dig into the new system, let’s first examine the deficiency that it is intended to address. Previously, […]

rules for Shohei Ohtani

Shohei Ohtani is the first player to meet our carded criteria for both pitchers (20 IP) and hitters (30 AB+BB as a non-pitcher) in over a decade. […]