Archive for April 2015

It’s been just one month, but already the skies are a little bit bluer for fans of the Astros. The question is whether it’s sustainable.

Is Kris Bryant’s eye color going to pose him a problem in Chicago?

Pitches might vary substantially in value based solely on when they’re thrown

Who really does have the best pitch?

A look at some of the most prolific pinch-hitters in baseball history.

Why did two seemingly similar home runs carry so differently?

Will throwing harder land a pitcher on the disabled list?

So much of the detail of the game happens in extremely short time frames

The Players’ Tribune provides an opportunity to hear players’ thoughts without them being framed by the press.

A springtime movie and a spring training stunt remind us of why we love the game.

How to spread the word about sabermetrics, and why that’s important.

He was physically intimidating, a tall, strong guy, and when he got upset, he got very upset.

A 30-year retrospective on a performance we’re not likely to see again.

Putting together a pitching staff in mile-high Coors Field has been a thankless task from the beginning.

There are a plethora of potential cities MLB could target for expansion.

Laying out the framework for identifying potential expansion cities.

Searching for the name origins behind the beloved baseball film.

It’s easy to think of Boras – and the players he represents – as the bad guy, but it’s the owners who are the real men behind the curtain.

From 2014 to 1969 to present day 2015, a story of the Kansas City Royals and the fans who love them.

Taking a deep dive into the multitude of fascinating statistical anomalies and oddities to look forward to this season.