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How do I use the Player Dashboard?
The player dashboard has 2 main sections, the “Current Leaders” section and the “Player Statistics” section.
CURRENT LEADERS
This section contains the most recent metrics for all players in the database. You can utilize this section to see who is the top performer in each skill area, as well as how your skills compare to your peers.
This section contains the most recent metrics for all players in the database. You can utilize this section to see who is the top performer in each skill area, as well as how your skills compare to your peers.
PLAYER STATISTICS
This section can be filtered by player name. Use this section to take a deep dive into your personal metrics and pinpoint where your deficiencies lie.
This section can be filtered by player name. Use this section to take a deep dive into your personal metrics and pinpoint where your deficiencies lie.
Using the Tabs
Using the Scorecards
Scorecards are used to visualize a single metric. They have 4 components:
 Title: Indicates what metric is being shown.
 Primary Metric: Average results during the primary measurement period (last 60 days)
 Comparison Metric: How much the Primary Metric has changed compared to the previous measurement period.
 Background Color: Some scorecards use a background color that will change to help you identify if you are proficient or need improvement in a specific metric.
 Green: Proficient
 Orange: Needs Improvement
 Red: Performing below acceptable range
Using the Graphs
Graphs are used to show results over time. They are a great tool to see how much you are improving in certain aspects of your game.
 Metric currently being displayed
 Click on a data point to see all information for that date.
 After clicking on the graph, controls will appear at the top right. Use the arrows to change the date to show by year, month, or day. By default the graph displays by month.
 After clicking on the graph, controls will appear at the top right. Click the ‘Optional Metrics’ icon to select other metrics to display on the graph (see image below).
Using the Tables
Filter by Name
The “Filter By Name” function is used to select what player data you wish to view in the Player Statistics section. Click on the “Name” dropdown box and click the desired player you wish to see results for. A checkmark will appear next to the selected name. To close the dropdown menu, simply click outside of the white box.
What do the different metrics mean?
Overall Defense Metrics
Expected Runs Saved per Game
Expected Runs Saved per Game represents a catcher’s anticipated impact to the outcome of a single game. If you have an Expected Runs Saved per Game value of 3.00, it is anticipated that your defensive skills through the course of a single game will prevent the opponent from scoring 3.00 additional runs.
It is calculated as follows:
[Expected Runs Saved per Game] = [Framing Runs]+[Blocking Runs Saved]+[Throwing Runs Saved]
It is calculated as follows:
[Expected Runs Saved per Game] = [Framing Runs]+[Blocking Runs Saved]+[Throwing Runs Saved]
Receiving Metrics
Avg Distance
Drop Rate
Drop Rate is a percentage of how many pitches are dropped or failed to be caught.
Expected Framing Runs per Game
Expected Framing Runs per Game represents a catcher’s anticipated impact to the outcome of a single game through receiving ability. If you have an Expected Framing Runs per Game value of 2.00, it is anticipated that your receiving skills through the course of a single game will prevent the opponent from scoring 2.00 additional runs.
It is calculated as follows:
Framing Runs = [Total Borderline Pitches per Game]*[1[Drop Rate]]*[Glove Path Efficiency]*[GPE to Strike Rate Constant]*[Runs per Pitch]
Total Borderline Pitches per Game = 32
GPE to Strike Rate Constant = 70%
Runs per Pitch = 0.14
It is calculated as follows:
Framing Runs = [Total Borderline Pitches per Game]*[1[Drop Rate]]*[Glove Path Efficiency]*[GPE to Strike Rate Constant]*[Runs per Pitch]
Total Borderline Pitches per Game = 32
GPE to Strike Rate Constant = 70%
Runs per Pitch = 0.14
Glove Path Efficiency
Glove Path Efficiency (GPE) is a measurement of how “clean” a catch is. Unintended glove movement after contact with the baseball will lower the GPE score. The highest possible score is 100%.
GPE is calculated as follows:
GPE = [Straight Line Distance] / [Glove Travel Distance]
*Distances are measured between when the baseball first contacts the glove and final presentation of the pitch.
GPE is calculated as follows:
GPE = [Straight Line Distance] / [Glove Travel Distance]
*Distances are measured between when the baseball first contacts the glove and final presentation of the pitch.
Blocking Metrics
Avg Recovery Time
Recovery Time is the time in seconds between when the baseball first contacts the catcher during a block and when the baseball is released from the hand on the resulting throw.
Expected Blocking Runs Saved per Game
Expected Blocking Runs Saved per Game represents a catcher’s anticipated impact to the outcome of a single game through blocking ability. If you have an Expected Blocking Runs Saved per Game value of 2.00, it is anticipated that your blocking skills through the course of a single game will prevent the opponent from scoring 2.00 additional runs.
It is calculated as follows:
Expected Blocking Runs Saved per Game = [Successful Block Rate]*[Expected Blocks per Game]*[Run Value per Occurrence]
Expected Blocks per Game = 7.7
Run Value per Occurrence = 0.4
It is calculated as follows:
Expected Blocking Runs Saved per Game = [Successful Block Rate]*[Expected Blocks per Game]*[Run Value per Occurrence]
Expected Blocks per Game = 7.7
Run Value per Occurrence = 0.4
Successful Block Rate
Successful Block Rate represents a percentage of how many blocks qualify as “successful”. A block is considered successful when the Block Recover Time is less than 1.89s. This is the time required to prevent a base runner from advancing from 1B to 2B on the block attempt.
The success time of 1.89 seconds is determined using the following criteria:
Average runner 1B2B steal time: 3.3s
Average Lead: 10.2 ft
Average Secondary Lead: 13.48 ft
Average runner speed: 16.48 mph
Runner time to 2B from Secondary: 3.16s
Catcher Arm Strength: 81 mph
Ball flight time to 2B: 1.275s
The success time of 1.89 seconds is determined using the following criteria:
Average runner 1B2B steal time: 3.3s
Average Lead: 10.2 ft
Average Secondary Lead: 13.48 ft
Average runner speed: 16.48 mph
Runner time to 2B from Secondary: 3.16s
Catcher Arm Strength: 81 mph
Ball flight time to 2B: 1.275s
Throwing Metrics
Calculated PopTime
The calculated poptime uses a player’s transfer time and throw velocity to determine the resulting poptime to 2B. This is a preferred method of tracking poptime as it can not be influenced by inherent stopwatch errors or an infielder receiving the baseball prior to it reaching the base. This is a similar method to how catcher poptimes are calculated during MLB games.
It is calculated as follows:
Calculated PopTime = 127’ / [Vd*Velocity] + [Transfer Time]
Vd = Velocity decrease during flight = 80%
It is calculated as follows:
Calculated PopTime = 127’ / [Vd*Velocity] + [Transfer Time]
Vd = Velocity decrease during flight = 80%
Expected Throwing Runs Saved per Game
Expected Throwing Runs Saved per Game represents a catcher’s anticipated impact to the outcome of a single game through throwing ability. If you have an Expected Throwing Runs Saved per Game value of 1.00, it is anticipated that your throwing skills through the course of a single game will prevent the opponent from scoring 1.00 additional runs. Likewise, if you have an Expected Throwing Runs Saved per Game value of 1.00, it is anticipated that your throwing skills will through the course of a single game will give the opponent 1 run.
This measurement attempts to take into account the increased attempted steal rate present for weaker poptimes. It is calculated as follows:
[[Avg Deterrent PopTime][Calculated PopTime]*[Steal Rate]*[Run Value per Occurence]] / [Cf]
Avg. Deterrent PopTime = 2.2s the maximimum poptime to deter runners from attempting an above average steal rate.
Steal Rate = 1.9 attempts per game
Run Value per Occurrence = 0.43
Cf = Correction Factor = 0.3
This measurement attempts to take into account the increased attempted steal rate present for weaker poptimes. It is calculated as follows:
[[Avg Deterrent PopTime][Calculated PopTime]*[Steal Rate]*[Run Value per Occurence]] / [Cf]
Avg. Deterrent PopTime = 2.2s the maximimum poptime to deter runners from attempting an above average steal rate.
Steal Rate = 1.9 attempts per game
Run Value per Occurrence = 0.43
Cf = Correction Factor = 0.3
Velocity
Velocity is the baseball velocity recorded during throws to 2B.
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