Archive for November 2007

The Hall of Fame should let a former king of the Expos start his Raine(s)

Investigating the personal strike zones of major league umpires.

Turns out this is historically the most poorly played game in the Fall Classic. However, there’s still plenty of excitement in these games with all their sloppy glory.

The latest version of our flagship book is just about ready to ship.

John tries to pin down the elusive knuckler using Pitch f/x data.

Derek Carty looks at the Angels shortstop situation and examines the three candidates for the job: Erick Aybar, Brandon Wood, and Maicer Izturis.

Steve’s review of November deals arrives at the present day, and includes several likely Hall of Famers, including two Pedro appearances.

Answering a question posed about these three rookies

… and he did it after the World Series ended.

A teaser from our 2008 Annual.

Derek Carty takes another look at BABIP for hitters, this time examining even more batted ball stats.

Derek Carty talks about when and how his projections will be available and unveils his newest project.

Legal expert Keith Scherer breaks down the facts of the Bonds indictment.

Brian brings us the latest baseball business and stadium news.

Looking at a strategy to scrounge for NL pitchers, its effect and aftermath.

A look at Tom Glavine using PITCHf/x and other tools.

In an unusually busy era of November deals, we encounter two trades involving managers, plus the McDowell and Morgan bombshells detonating on the same day.

Having looked at the best Series openers, an overview of the best Second Acts.

What to make of the possibility of using instant replays to adjudicate on controversial calls.