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Daren Willman @darenw Houston, TX

Director of ⚾ Research & Development for @MLB. I created https://t.co/Iy411ah0rc + https://t.co/QEPTX2GX25 + https://t.co/3AqbLOeyz2 + https://t.co/w6vjTobjp1

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Joined Twitter 4/9/08


@manbearwolf One of my favorite swings to mimic growing up being a fellow lefty... Such a pretty swing.
11/30
2020
Saturday night #DataArt... Every hit of Ichiro's #MLB career turned into a Vornoi diagram. https://t.co/VG2Lt5hHLa
11/29
2020
😮👇👏💙 https://t.co/VGVQzR7GYR
Retweeted by Daren WillmanThis was still the best thing to come out of 2020 btw. https://t.co/kFhDxdLsGc
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11/28
2020
@CoachTomEller Thanks and you too!The shift will not work against the Turkey. https://t.co/kMVF3xFBES
Retweeted by Daren Willman @theaceofspaeder Sure does 🦃💨💨💨... Haha, Happy Thanksgiving!Happy Thanksgiving!!! 🦃 🦃 🦃 https://t.co/RwnTrnGd1Y
11/26
2020
@BluesHockey35 Correct.Here's Trout since 2015 https://t.co/xI9pJbNd0tBreaking down #MLB hard hit % by count since 2015. Color coded when a batter is ahead (green)/behind (red) in the c… https://t.co/l7DauAo9hO @karbachbrewing Just picked up a 12 pack of Crawford Bock for tomorrow. 🍻
11/25
2020
@TewksHitting @_joeycunha 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥 @camarcano EV queries will filter out non tracked BBE including inferred values. Similarly with pitch velocity it'l… https://t.co/Zv1CE95EepAnimating the steady climb in #MLB velocity by pitch type from 2008 to 2020. https://t.co/xgBpOP0ePF @draftchampagne There's a 40k record limit on exports... so if the CSV has more than that, it's too much data. I ju… https://t.co/2Uyr98XWNI
11/24
2020
@draftchampagne This should be fixed now.White Sox manager Tony La Russa was a rookie IF on the 1963 KC A's, who had a coach named Jimmy Dykes. Dykes playe… https://t.co/7jO3vBGINl
Retweeted by Daren WillmanDay 23 of the #30DayMapChallenge (Boundaries). Drawing every #MLB stadium over one another. I love #MLB stadiums 😍… https://t.co/nG4vdYkaiRDay 22 of the #30DayMapChallenge (Movement). Animating the 2020 #MLB travel schedule. https://t.co/hjBUywug85
11/23
2020
Day 21 of the #30DayMapChallenge (Water)... Here's a 3D model based on LiDAR data of PNC Park with the Allegheny Ri… https://t.co/Qb32bVKaukDay 20 of the #30DayMapChallenge (Population)... Here's a map showing every current & historic US born MLB and MiLB… https://t.co/BnJ1xtguLo
11/21
2020
@shsaskin @tangotiger @SavantTips @AlexFast8 Correct. @tangotiger @shsaskin @SavantTips @AlexFast8 That's true but to answer his question the search will include strikeo… https://t.co/GzmxofQp2X
11/20
2020
@MLBastian Haha... I didn't think about it until I posted it and then I realized I should have used green or some o… https://t.co/Ald9cyiSePDay 19 of the #30DayMapChallenge (NULL)... Here's a map showing only US states that have an MLB team. https://t.co/8hWTGLbbZ3
11/19
2020
Happy birthday to @davidortiz. Here's an animation of his career @mlb home runs. 🔥 🔥 🔥 https://t.co/yGCyKr91SGDay 18 of #30DayMapChallenge (Land use)... Adrián Beltré's 3166 career #MLB base hit spray chart. He covered quite… https://t.co/uHCXS0mWpY
11/18
2020
Day 17 of the #30DayMapChallenge (Historical Map)... Animating aerial photos of the Astrodome since 1944 using… https://t.co/etZYT4k55gDay 16 of the #30DayMapChallenge (Islands)... Mapping out every #MLB player born in Hawaii. Top 5 cities labeled. https://t.co/uZrE3nXEQd
11/17
2020
@Jacob_Resnick @DSzymborski Thanks... Ya, that's my app. Ill take a look and fix it!Day 15 of the #30DayMapChallenge (Connections). Here's the unique look of the 2020 #MLB travel schedule. https://t.co/DkAQ7wFthK
11/16
2020
Day 13 of the #30DayMapChallenge (Raster). Wrigley Field and Fenway Park using QGIS and public LIDAR data. Amazing… https://t.co/zItMvSj2yBKim Ng once reached out to me to walk her through Baseball Savant so she could better understand what data/metrics… https://t.co/BClqP1Ay1FCongrats to @FreddieFreeman5 on winning the National League MVP! His career hit spray chart might be the prettiest… https://t.co/tLj9i2jU1J
11/13
2020
Day 12 of the #30DayMapChallenge (Map not made with GIS software). Here's a map of all 30 #MLB stadiums color coded… https://t.co/2pT8wF9kJ3This strikeout of Max Kepler 😬 https://t.co/Pw9FzWPyrqCongrats to Shane Bieber on his AL Cy Young... Here's a breakdown of all 122 of his strikeouts this season. His knu… https://t.co/Xuks7XGnhM
11/12
2020
There is also this strikeout to Christian Yelich 🤢 https://t.co/AC09kNC8faIncluding this nastiness to José Abreu... Yikes https://t.co/2km9icBpigCongrats to Trevor Bauer on his NL Cy Young... Here's a breakdown of all 💯 of his strikeouts this season. https://t.co/8u9UCu6uOMI just updated the @SavantTips Player Comparison tool... You can now select from a whole bunch of new charts and ea… https://t.co/UQN0BSIIqQDay 11 of the #30DayMapChallenge (3D). Breaking down the density of where Mookie Betts career #MLB hits have been… https://t.co/4sjd32Nu9v
11/11
2020
@enosarris @whoeferbaseball Ya... We were just discussing this internally. We're working to revamp the logic @mike_petriello https://t.co/3z34zHuDp1I gave @darenw a list of like 30 things I hoped he could do to Savant this winter and because he is wonderful he di… https://t.co/P8NSQahB2U
Retweeted by Daren WillmanDay 10 of the #30DayMapChallenge (Grid). The #Padres had the highest Outs Above Average of any team at +16. Here's… https://t.co/qODzIFmGP8Devin Williams Statcast percentile rankings this season... Amazing. https://t.co/ChVYFQIAV3Congrats to Devin Williams on winning National League Rookie of the Year... His changeup is absolutely devastatin… https://t.co/d2lz7NEalLCongrats to @Mariners Kyle Lewis on his Rookie of the Year award... Here's his base hit spray chart this year 🔥🔥🔥 https://t.co/wNb9Bq95vD
11/10
2020
Day 9 of the #30DayMapChallenge (Monochrome). I decided to make a physical map in black and white. A density of all… https://t.co/3xSLIVuOex
11/9
2020
Day 8 of #30DayMapChallenge (Color Yellow)... Drawing a concave hull around #MLB stadiums. Looks oddly like Pikachu https://t.co/9JYM5ITWSf
11/8
2020
Day 7 of #30DayMapChallenge (Color Green)... Animating every #MLB home run hit in 2020 overlaid at Fenway Park. Lig… https://t.co/gUC1j538kH
11/7
2020
V cool thread for anyone who digs #dataviz https://t.co/rYDBcU3NxE
Retweeted by Daren Willman @jimmy_morris Thanks... Ya but it's not exactly easy to extrude them. Just google LIDAR and the city for the stadiu… https://t.co/MfG91W4mjXDay 6 of #30DayMapChallenge (Color Red)... Mapping out 4 #MLB stadiums (Wrigley, Petco, Fenway, Citizens Bank) in… https://t.co/MGUauwJQo1
11/6
2020
Day 5 of #30DayMapChallenge (Color Blue)... Breaking down where hits happen at each #MLB stadium since 2019. The hi… https://t.co/ngAUl7BCpG
11/5
2020
Day 4 of #30DayMapChallenge (Hexagons)... Here's a hexbin breakdown of where all 140,000 MLB/MiLB players were born… https://t.co/Tq9ZJBjYtI
11/4
2020
Day 3 of #30DayMapChallenge (Polygons)... Here's a Voronoi diagram using #MLB stadium distances to create team boun… https://t.co/CBg7GYgCHK @whatwouldDOOdo @BrandSanderson The 4th book comes out the 17th... Can't wait. Sanderson is amazing.
11/3
2020
@BeckOsterland I made this with https://t.co/NPVBTWpcCD. Nice quick library for maps like that.Day 2 of the #30DayMapChallenge (Lines)... An animation breaking down where players that played in 2020 were born c… https://t.co/0ax4H00MVt @Bickle47T three.jsGoing to do the #30DayMapChallenge with only baseball data... Should be fun. Here's day 1 (Points). #Phillies Ci… https://t.co/5s3OTvxAkI
11/2
2020
@DownToBlack @mike_petriello This should be resolved now... Thanks again for letting us know.
10/30
2020
@DownToBlack @mike_petriello Thanks for letting us know. I'll take a look and get it resolved.
10/29
2020
Congratulations to the #Dodgers on the #WorldSeries... Here's an animation of every home run they hit along the way. https://t.co/whNurPPMFjJulio Urías final pitch of the season was his fastest of the year at 96.7 MPH... Congrats to the #Dodgers on the World Series!Mookie with a massive insurance run... #Dodgers win probability now stands at 94% https://t.co/KVFxL5MIaABlake Snell's pitch velocity by pitch number in tonight's game. His last fastball (94.3 mph) was his slowest of the… https://t.co/d8q5EJgO5T
Retweeted by Daren WillmanJustin Turner's flyout just now would have been out at 9 of the 30 ballparks...Amazing game by Blake Snell... Here's a breakdown of his pitch types by location tonight. https://t.co/BVp5OLVk6BBlake Snell has allowed one ball in play through 2 innings.... It was hit 47.7 MPH, the rest have been strikeouts.Tony Gonsolin couldn't throw anything in the zone... and he's done for the night. https://t.co/0cktKo4TbQBlake Snell dealing in the 1st... Strikes outs the side. 2 with his 4-seamer and 1 with his change. https://t.co/L75UNEBbW8Animating all of Randy Arozarena's postseason home runs.... 7 of his 10 home runs have been to the opposite field.… https://t.co/wBZ2Ot59ZlArozarena oppo! https://t.co/8TqP0kUkfC
10/28
2020
The release points of every bullpen by team. AL up top, NL below. Left to right: East, Central, West. https://t.co/nE3kQNZYyh
Retweeted by Daren WillmanLast night Clayton Kershaw passed Justin Verlander for the most career postseason strikeouts with 207. Here's an an… https://t.co/nY3W8Ss3r9 @duto_guerra @ieeevis @tamaramunzner @jeffrey_heer @eagereyes @FILWD @benbendc @AlbertoCairo @mbostockhttps://t.co/HrOxyYn5bp @ScottLindholm Haha thanks! Also, I'll get the attack zone added in this off-seasonDustin May throwing 🔥🔥🔥 https://t.co/RZ1aaK8b2BMy goodness Dustin May... That strikeout pitch was 101.5 MPH. The fastest pitch of the year for May. 🔥🔥🔥 https://t.co/P4bL1vY5XxRandy Arozarena with one of the most incredible postseasons in history... Here's his postseason base hit spray char… https://t.co/u7urO8veirJoc Pederson's home run was off a 98.5 MPH fastball.... 2nd fastest pitch he's ever hit a homer on. Smoked it.Tyler Glasnow not locating https://t.co/3jD7kE50lp
10/26
2020
@chaserobertsonn It does... I don't have Thompson available but you can see a pitch from Tyler Rogers here: https://t.co/7v9gNXK5C2And one more for good measure... https://t.co/Ey0Vqmc2Y4And another clip... Just read it and wow. Applications are endless for this technology. ⬇️⬇️⬇️… https://t.co/r0IjN71FVlFor those who aren't into click links.... Here's another clip. This is revolutionary technology. https://t.co/hwKDJ4Xp0MThe future is here... Pose tracking technology will create the next baseball data revolution. Check out this articl… https://t.co/k1exL7INJq
10/25
2020
@EricZachary19 Last year was 94.9 MPH too... Definitely attributed to differences in training I would assume.Average postseason 4-seam fastball in 2008: 92.9 MPH Average postseason 4-seam fastball in 2020: 94.9 MPH 🤯 🤯 🤯Absolute lazer from Randy Arozarena https://t.co/LpJ98FszXKAustin Barnes batted balls tonight: 4ft 425ftThat foul Kevin Kiermaier hit was 111 MPH... Scorched.Walker Buehler dominant through 2 with 4 Ks... Starting every batter off with his 4-seamer so far https://t.co/SdkXKMjeZYEpic shift on Max Muncy https://t.co/7zcR8rrNtS
10/24
2020
Randy Arozarena's postseason base hit spray chart... 🔥🔥🔥 https://t.co/m0ccwxIkAFCorey Seager's postseason base hit spray chart... It's beautiful. https://t.co/vIUv1GQl0y
10/22
2020

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