STARTERS: BPV none on/runners on, 2023

Our research a decade ago showed that there are significant skill differences among pitchers when throwing with the bases empty compared to with runners on base.

This trend continues to hold true. Pitchers have produced a near-100 BPV in ten straight seasons with the bases empty, while their skills when pitching with runners on base have been subpar.

We can visualize this impact by comparing the skills of pitchers in those two situations over the last decade with the average overall skills posted by starting pitchers during the same period:

Let's take a look at some significant early none on/runners on splits so far in 2023 by focusing on those guys with the widest none on/runners on skill splits.

Here is a closer look at some...


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