• cblakley13

    Hi All –

    Last season i used a data source for starting pitchers for that day and lineups that i could easily refresh daily via excel web query; however, My player data i had to manually go in and extract each day and copy and paste into my range. Is there a good table style data source that could be used for refreshing/optimum automation? I’m trying to make it as easy and having a macro and hitting refresh each day but am struggling to find a database that has the metrics i am looking for AND that has this capability.



  • johnnyflush

    There are lots of good baseball data sources (i.e., but not all of them work well with Excel web query. If you’re willing to use a scripting language instead (Python is a good choice), I would start there. If you are looking for something specific to use within Excel, then we would need to know specifically what data you are looking for to recommend a source.

  • nuckfuggets

    Fangraph Custom Leaderboards. Should give you the ability to pull up the pitchers for the day and save the stats you want to see. I use it for my pitching sheet and then have weights for different stats to spit me out rankings.

  • nynitro

    I’ve been reading about batted ball distance. Whats the best way to use this stat. and where can I find it?

  • MTro86

    RG Writer

    Baseball Savant. It’s generally used to tell whether power is real or not. For example, if a guy hits more HRs one year, but his batted ball distance doesn’t increase.

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