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The xwOBA Matchup Calculation Method Explained Step-by-Step

Last Night as we reviewed the Matchup Guide we described the method for the calculation. These six one minute clips take you through the process.


Step one- Getting the xwOBA data from baseballsavant.mlb.com for the pitchers


Step two- Getting the hitting data and and Larry explains why he uses xwOBA


Step three- Larry puts the pitching and hitter data into a pitcher table and calculates the Schwarber batter vs. the Verlander pitch mix


The Schwarber Math


Step four- Larry calculates the Verlander pitcher adjustment and calculates the matchup xwOBA


The Verlander Adjustment Math

Step 5- Larry shows how the Verlander data is put into the matchup matrix and calculates the Verlander vs. Phillies lineup average xwOBA


Step 6- Larry describes how we will use the tables during the game


Then I asked Casey and Clint for feedback

Clint describes how this works with pitch sequence


Let me know what you think.

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