Will Optical Tracking and Catcher Defense Revelations Change Scouting?

It’s been a while since we’ve had our last major, quantifiable or technological advancement in the public baseball sphere. It’s allowed us, certainly me, to become totally comfortable with just about everything presently on the statistical menu, knowing how everything is cooked and what other stats compliment it. I was comfortable, almost bored. Then, this week, two rather significant valuation bombs have been dropped on the baseball world. Continue reading…