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Can Pitchers Gain a New Edge in Baseball by Profiling a Hitter’s Swing Path?, Tony Owens Jr, UG '24 (2278771)

A baseball game is a series of batter, pitcher matchups. The pitcher seeks to do one of two things: prevent the batter from making contact, or cause the batter to make weak contact, which will lead…

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Pitch Tunneling in Baseball, Ben Zenker, UG '24 (2264109)

Pitch tunneling in baseball is when two pitches look the same for most of their trajectory towards home plate, but then move in opposite directions. Pitchers utilize pitch tunneling to try and fool…

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Can a Batter Predict an Upcoming Pitch Only Using the Pitch Before?, Atharva Pathak, UG '26 (3993450)

Using a round bat to hit a small round baseball traveling 90+ mph and breaking in unexpected directions is considered the hardest activity in sports. Knowing the speed, break, and location of a pitch…

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Creating a Division 1 Pitch Grader Using Machine Learning, Alexander Dreger, UG '25 (2763371)

In baseball, the goal of the pitcher is to prevent runs. To do so, they must make it difficult for the batter to hit the ball. There are a variety of techniques and methods the pitcher can use to…

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