Catcher Framing with TrackMan Sync


TL;DW

  • TrackMan Sync in the 6-4-3 Charts platform is ideal for analyzing catcher framing due to its objective pitch locations tracked by radar, which reduces the influence of manual input and umpire calls.
  • The Catcher Framing tool breaks the outer edges of the strike zone into eight shadow zones, plotting expected and abnormal calls, strikes, and misses.
  • The system calculates the strike rate and saved runs for each shadow zone, contextualizing the catcher’s performance against league averages.
  • Framing+ value provides an intuitive analysis of the relationship between framing runs and league-average framing runs, taking into account the impact of winning pitches in different counts

TL;DW

  • Filters can be applied in the 6-4-3 Charts platform to analyze specific aspects of a catcher’s performance, such as effectiveness against right-handed hitters.
  • The platform allows for analysis of pitch types and how well the catcher handles them, aiding in strategic decisions like pitcher and catcher pairing.
  • 6-4-3 Charts can generate reports for a specific time period, providing an overview of performance for review and comparison.
  • Features like the framing plot offer additional layers of analysis, including the ability to focus on specific zones and create a playlist for catchers to review and improve.

Creating a Catcher Framing Playlist


TL;DW

  • 6-4-3 Charts allows users to create custom playlists of clips for detailed analysis, enabling them to sort by various parameters such as the most recent, batter, pitcher team, and oldest first.
  • Users can select a specific number of clips, create a Synergy playlist, and add notes to each clip for further review. This feature aids in better understanding and comparison of different scenarios.
  • 6-4-3 Charts also allows users to share these playlists with players through the player portal, making it useful for collaborative analysis and feedback.

Evaluating Catcher Defense in 643 Synergy


TL;DW
  • The 643 Synergy tile in the 6-4-3 Charts platform allows users to evaluate a catcher’s performance, including defensive run saves and framing, which can influence the WAR (Wins Above Replacement) stat.
  • 6-4-3 Charts provides various filter options, including date ranges, batter/pitcher handedness, and playlists, to customize the evaluation process according to specific needs.
  • 6-4-3 Charts also quantifies Defensive Runs Saved (DRS), throwing runs, and pick-off runs, providing a more objective measure of a player’s defensive contribution to their team.

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