Breaking down Lackey's tendencies
Ari Kaplan, a statistical analyst who comes out of the California Institute of Technology, has been a major-league consultant for two decades, and has developed AriBall.com with former Dodgers general manager Fred Claire, sent along his scouting report on John Lackey, the new Red Sox acquisition.
Fastball 90-93 m.p.h. (54 percent of all pitches)
Curveball 77-82 m.p.h. (26 percent) with great command and 36 percent more spin than the major-league average, keeps it low and ...
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