Tag: xwOBA

Using xwOBA to Identify MLB Park Factors

So I wrote the other day about xwOBA coming to the pitch app and why it matters and all that jazz. There’s other things we can potentially use this for such as identifying MLB park factors and batter friendly parks. Remember, xwOBA is calculated by using exit velocity and launch angle and pairing it up […]

wOBA, xwOBA and more

Daren from Statcast announced yesterday that there are some exciting new changes to their search interface. They’ve included wOBA all the way back to 2008 and xwOBA back to 2015. We are working to support all the new additions sometime this week and will send out an email when they are live. Why does it […]