Comments on: Bibbidi Bobbidi BAbip http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/archives/5851 This and that about baseball stats. Tue, 16 Jul 2013 17:01:55 +0000 hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.6 By: Doug Fister - OOTP Developments Forums http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/archives/5851/comment-page-1#comment-19716 Thu, 20 May 2010 10:48:33 +0000 http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/?p=5851#comment-19716 [...] Baseball-Reference Blog Blog Archive Bibbidi Bobbidi BAbip Not suprising that Jamie Moyer is up there at .241 Where can we find a year by year view of each pitcher's BABIP? Moyer isn't going to be HoF but he's always excelled at this number, hasn't he? I think he must have been lucky for 3 decades. [...]

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By: Lucky or Good? – A Train Baseball http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/archives/5851/comment-page-1#comment-18149 Mon, 10 May 2010 13:43:18 +0000 http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/?p=5851#comment-18149 [...] interesting tidbit over the weekend from Steve Lombardi of Was Watching and Baseball-Reference.com, asking if Phil Hughes has been more lucky than good so [...]

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By: Kahuna Tuna http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/archives/5851/comment-page-1#comment-18057 Sun, 09 May 2010 03:50:40 +0000 http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/?p=5851#comment-18057 You can get good results with a high BABIP if you pick off more than one runner per start, as LeBlanc has done.

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By: Gerry http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/archives/5851/comment-page-1#comment-18044 Sat, 08 May 2010 23:46:13 +0000 http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/?p=5851#comment-18044 Wade LeBlanc, #12 on the 2nd list, has an ERA of 1.16 despite a BAbip of .368; if that BAbip regresses toward the mean, he'll be pitching nothing but shutouts. Ryan Rowland-Smith, #14 on the 1st list, would appear to be the anti-LeBlanc.

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By: Frank Clingenpeel http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/archives/5851/comment-page-1#comment-18039 Sat, 08 May 2010 23:05:43 +0000 http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/?p=5851#comment-18039 This particular stat also reflects how well a pitcher can manipulate a batter -- how well the pitcher can induce a batter to hit toward a certain fielder, or area of the field. For example, Miguel Cuellar and Dave McNally both seemed to induce a LOT of batters to hit grounders toward left -- a literal hitters graveyard hen you consider the chances of successfully hitting anything past Brooks Robinson, Mark Belanger or Luis Aparacio.

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