FIPping Out: The Luckiest Pitchers in Baseball

September 19, 2018

When we think of a pitcher’s production, most people will bring up two statistics: wins and earned run average (ERA). But in the sabermetrics era, researchers have found that in reality, one of these two stats is highly controlled by other means. Wins are a product of both the offensive results of the pitcher’s team and are not an isolated measure of a pitcher’s ability, rather they are indicative of…

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Red Hot Wildcats

November 12, 2017

Can analytics really capture the essence of a game? Can performance on the court be reflected by numbers or even graphics? The statistics for last night’s men’s basketball game against Charleston Southern tell quite a tale. Let’s start with a heat map. Here at Cats Stats we like to create heat maps of the game to help better understand our shooting and patterns as insight for future play. When asked…

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Cats Stats 2017 Preview

November 10, 2017

Soon, we will be breaking into song with “Sweet Caroline” as we cheer on the Wildcats. From the crazed fans of D Block to the scantily clad swim team, we know what to expect off the court. But what does the 2017-18 season hold for the Davidson men’s basketball team? Let Cats Stats give you some preseason tips of what to expect before the first swish on McKillop court. We’ll…

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Welcome

November 4, 2015

Hello and welcome to the new home of CatsStats. Here you will find in depth analysis of the Davidson Basketball teams and a look at how CatsStats works. The site is currently still a work in progress but please check back frequently for more news on your ‘Cats. -The CatsStats Team

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