Sabermetrics: Using a ggplot Image To Make Beautiful Graphs

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Using a ggplot image can make a boring, mundane plot in RStudio truly pop off of the page. While doing so may seem exceedingly difficult, I promise you that it is not. In my case, I am a big Pittsburgh Pirates fan and I wanted to throw together a graph showcasing the silly season that …

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How To Create a Pitching Spray Chart with RStudio

I will be honest: this example is a little “backward” because I am graphing every pitch faced by a batter over the course of a segmented season. However, the general coding remains the same: you would simply replace the batter’s name with the pitcher’s name you want to graph when you get your data. With …

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