Archive for April 2005

Robert previews the rising power in the AL Central – the Cleveland Indians.

Robert looks at one of the most enigmatic franchises in baseball.

Robert looks at what high and moderate pitching workloads might tell us about future performance.

Robert looks at the first of the reference annuals to hit the market.

Robert opines on the departure of Josh Phelps and Carlos Tosca.

The conclusion of Robert’s conversation with Kent Williams, founder of Batter’s Box.

What do you get when you cross an old baseball warhorse and the internet? Robert talks to Kent Williams to find out.

Robert looks at some of the greatest pitching streaks of our time.

Robert looks at the arrival of the much-heralded Alexis Rios in Toronto.

Robert looks at which starting pitching prospects are doing well in AAA.

Robert digs into this year’s game logs to find out what Runs Created can tell us about wins and losses.

Robert and friends visit Erie, Pennsylvania for some Double-A baseball.

How fast are the fastest triples? How slow are the slowest? Robert takes a look at perhaps the most exciting play in baseball.

A look at the greatest year-to-year improvements of the last half-century

A post-mortem of the decline from world champions to also-rans, and the poetntial impact of exciting newcomers on the Angels’ chances in 2004.

They have a new 1-2 punch in the rotation, a slugging first baseman and an old second baseman who used to be great. Robert examines five key questions for the D-Backs heading into 2004.

Robert takes a look at some of the issues facing the Cleveland Indians as they attempt to rebuild a championship-caliber team.