Pitch-to-Pitch Correlation in Location, Velocity, and Movement ant Its Role in Predicting Strikeout Rate

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Zhao, Shiyuan;
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Subject: Modeling | Pitch sequencing | Strikeout rate | Prediction | Baseball | Engineering | Sports analytics | Artificial intelligence
    mesheuropmc: humanities | otorhinolaryngologic diseases | psychological phenomena and processes

We evaluate a model for pitch sequencing in baseball that is defined by pitch-to-pitch correlation in location, velocity, and movement. The correlations quantify the average similarity of consecutive pitches and provide a measure of the batter's ability to predict the p... View more
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