A neat look at how Jarrod Dyson was caught stealing last night. Other than the nudge, that is.


This is pretty cool. Statcast, MLBAM’s player tracking technology, took a deeper look at how Royals outfielder Jarrod Dyson was caught stealing in the seventh inning of Game 1 of the ALCS against the Orioles last night. Yes, the nudge from Jonathan Schoop obviously helped, but below you’ll get some numbers that we have never really seen before.

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Hopefully we’ll see more of this as the playoffs continue. With greater context, technology like this will add another layer to the way we watch and evaluate the game.