When I wrote my post on which hitters could most benefit from the “Dodgers Model” of development, one of the responses I got came from longtime virtual friend, and one of the best follows on Giants Twitter, Darryl Zero (nee FlaGiant), who wrote: This was, of course, exactly the response I had been dreading. Because while seeking out hitters who make contact and control the strike zone can be done fairly easily with a handy dandy stat line and some basic familiarity, seeking out pitchers who are ideal candidates for development improvements takes us into much murkier realms of pure guesswork. Not for nothing that
This was really well done, Roger. Great work.