hey @brooksbaseball is there any way you can put together a study for me? interested in the correlation between opponents batting average | and slugging percentage against vs vertical height of the release point of the pitcher.
Me: What's your hypothesis, Trevor?
the lower release point the lower slugging percentage and batting average against. thats what im thinking. interested to see data
Well, Trevor... That's what I figured. Once in a while you come across a submariner w/ a high HR/9. Probably not enough to skew the data though
right. just looking to see if theres any trend. im really interested in it
As it applies to all pitches? I can try to do some rudimentary analysis
Preliminary results (n=5000), show no correlation between vertical release and SLG (-.01)
For clarity sake, data is from 2012 season, RHP only, outcomes weighted linearly (out=0, 1B=1, etc.)
why? That would portend an advantage to shorter pitchers; does not seem to be the case...
I would argue there is an advantage for shorter pitchers. That's why I wanna see the data and see if I'm close or not
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