NFL Analytics: Exploring Early-Season Defensive EPA with nflfastR

Long story, short: I am a big Pittsburgh Steelers fan. I grew up about 45 minutes outside of Pittsburgh. My father worked in the steel mills his entire life. There was really no other option for me in terms of my fandom. Because of that, I usually gravitate towards working with the Pittsburgh Steelers when …

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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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