Building Statlines Over Custom Date Ranges with baseballr and Statcast Data

baseballr has provided two functions to pull statlines for players over custom date ranges, daily_batter_bref and daily_pitcher_bref. Unfortunately, Baseball-Reference has made some underlying changes to the feature that produces the data for those functions and I am not sure they will be salvageable any time soon. [Read More]
Tags: R, statacast, baseballr

Creating a Restrosheet Event and Roster Database Using R and baseballr

Retrosheet remains one of the very best data resources for the game of baseball. While we are all used to play-by-play data being readily availabel through Baseball Savant, if you really want to do any kind of research relying on that kind of data before 2008, Retrosheet is the only... [Read More]
Tags: R, baseballr, retrosheet