Archive for January 2006

David takes a look at Jeff Francoeur’s hot start and not-so-hot finish.

Catch up on the Daily Graphings with a double-sized look at Coco Crisp (with PitchZone analysis) and the disappointing Ted Lilly.

David takes a look at Bronson Arroyo’s midseason collapse.

David tries to figure out how the chances of getting a hit changes with the location of each pitch.

David takes a look at Sammy Sosa’s horrible 2005 and a report that he may be headed to the Nationals.

David takes a look at Jeff Weaver’s minuscule walk rate and why it didn’t bring him as much success as it could have.

David takes a look at Corey Patterson’s awful second half.

David examines why Ryan Franklin won’t do any better in Philly.

David takes a look at C.C. Sabathia’s second half surge and if it’s likely to carry over into 2006.

How will Wily Mo Pena fare next year as a full time outfielder?

David examines John Patterson’s breakout season.

Find out why Juan Padilla was the luckiest pitcher in 2005.

An in-depth look at Jacque Jones and his statistical oddities.

David examines Chris Young’s fly-ball tendencies, his home run rate, and how a move to Petco Park will affect him.

Catch up on the Daily Graphings with an in-depth analysis of A.J. Pierzynski’s batting average and find out why you should have Heath Bell on your radar.

Is Daniel Cabrera ready to take the next step forward and join the pitching elite?

A statistical look back at Orlando “El Duque” Hernandez’s 2005 season with a take on things to come.