New Brooks Baseball Player Cards

Be warned, before you read any further about an amazing baseball discovery you must be forewarned that you are about to embark on a time wasting journey like no other.  Ok, still with me?  Good, it is worth it.  The boys at Brooks Baseball have officially introduced MLB player cards to us baseball nerds and if you haven’t checked them out yet, might as well start with ya boy Ricky Romero.

Here is a primer from Hardball Times for an in-depth look at exactly what they can offer.

How about Ricky Romero’s pitch profile for his entire career, you got it (slightly condensed):

Pitch

Ball

Call Str.

Swings

Whiffs

BIP

GB

LD

FB

(FA)

36.43%

18.77%

43.43%

5.93%

19.34%

8.76%

3.92%

5.53%

(SI)

41.13%

17.04%

40.94%

5.41%

21.82%

14.03%

3.46%

3.90%

 (SL)

43.30%

15.16%

40.88%

13.41%

16.04%

6.81%

3.52%

5.05%

(CU)

46.83%

14.90%

37.06%

14.25%

11.17%

6.98%

1.96%

1.96%

(CH)

36.01%

11.27%

52.15%

18.91%

18.39%

12.23%

3.01%

2.91%

What about velocity and pitch usage over his career – no problem:

Here is trajectories from the catchers point-of-view versus left hand batters:

 

Honestly, this doesn’t even scratch the surface of the data now readily available to you with a simple click of the mouse.

Alright, get out there, check out the full Ricky Romero player card, explore!

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