Archive for December 2014

Revisiting a not-so-classic baseball movie.

Trying to predict what any prospect will do is a fools errand, but it’s still worth a try.

Remembering an era when baseball giants (only some of them Giants) — roamed New York.

Where walks come from and why some batters are so good at drawing them.

Projectionists should embrace the mystical side of the craft to find something new in this beautifully massive set of data.

Answering every question you’ve ever had about baseballs dropped from on high.

Every look into injury data reveals something new.

A look at which projection systems did the best in 2014.

Breaking down the numbers to figure out what your team is likely to find waiting for it on the free agent market.

It’s time to re-evaluate the lens through which we have begun to look at the game.

The game comes to a dramatic conclusion and Zack reflects on the results.

The Phillies would have been better had they adopted sabermetrics earlier on, but that’s not why they’re struggling now.

Two historic Game Seven performances nine decades apart link Madison Bumgarner and Walter Johnson.

Taking stock of the effects of baseball’s brave new world.

There are no definitive conclusions to be made just yet, but there is enough data to start thinking critically.

It’s been years, but the left-hander still gets a bum rap for his time with the Mets.

Ken Brett didn’t have the playing career he was supposed to have, but that doesn’t mean he didn’t enjoy every moment of it.

Confirmed: By now, the breaking news is broken.

There are specific regions and types of amateur players who are continually undervalued.

There’s reason to believe that so-so pitchers with good curves and sliders don’t use them enough.