STARTERS: Deconstructing command

We know that a starting pitcher's command (in terms of K-BB%) is closely tied to a pitcher's surface stats, such as ERA and WHIP. That proved true again in 2022:

Over time, we have broken down the components of command into more granular pieces to help us identify pitchers whose command has a good shot at improving.

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