From Scott Suttell at Crain’s Cleveland Business on July 17, 2019:
Some new defensive ratings for the first half of the 2019 season, released by the Society for American Baseball Research, underscore Perez’s value to the Tribe.
The SABR Defensive Index draws on and aggregates two types of existing defensive metrics: those derived from batted ball location-based data and those collected from play-by-play accounts.
Read the full article here: https://www.crainscleveland.com/scott-suttell-blog/feeling-defensive-roberto-perez-and-tyler-naquin-are-among-american-leagues
Originally published: July 17, 2019. Last Updated: July 17, 2019.