Select any pitcher from the dropdown menu to view their Pitcher Count Predictivity Score and their offspeed percentage by count. The data is from the 2016 season, and contains all pitchers who threw at least 1,500 pitches. For a background on PCPS, see this article .
On Sunday, the NFL ended its season with the Super Bowl. As soon as tomorrow, pitchers and catchers will report to Florida or Arizona to begin spring training. And in Minneapolis as I type this, it’s a balmy 42 degrees. I have no doubt that we haven’t seen the last of this Minnesota winter, but nonetheless, I’ll take it as a sign that it’s time to turn our attention to baseball. So let’s talk about pitchers.