BaseballSavant is a site dedicated to providing player matchups,
in a simple and easy-to-view way.
What is Statcast?
Statcast is a
state-of-the-art tracking technology, capable of measuring
previously unquantifiable aspects of the game. Set up in all 30
Major League ballparks, Statcast collects data using a series of
high-resolution optical cameras along with radar equipment. The
technology precisely tracks the location and movements of the ball
and every player on the field, resulting in an unparalleled amount
of information covering everything from the pitcher to the batter to
baserunners and defensive players.
Visit MLB.com's glossary for more information.
Where is the data from BaseballSavant pulled from?
BaseballSavant has a nightly process in place to download the game
MLB Advanced Media, L.P. These
files include game and pitching data from the daily games, as well
as, probable pitchers for upcoming days.
is an application that lets you search MLB.com's
It updates daily at 3 a.m. Check back frequently, as the
application is a continuous work in progress and functionality will
be added often.
BaseballSavant was created by Daren Willman. It is currently
maintained by Dana Bennett, Mike Petriello, Tom Tango, and others.