Archive for May 2015

The strike zone has morphed in a way that is less equitable to certain hitters.

One more entry to Fenway Park’s already substantial catalog of quirks.

The Internet of Things is a tidal wave that is starting to hit baseball’s shores.

Now that we have more information, is it time to update our values?

Yes, it’s still early. But those wins and losses in spring usually are a harbinger of what’s to come.

There were winners among even the cheapest teams in the last decade.

An unfortunate accident took reliever Danny Frisella from the world too soon.

In his new book, Big Data Baseball, Travis Sawchick not only recounts the events and people who shaped the 2013 Pirates, but also pens a love letter to sabermetrics.

It’s harder to pinch-hit than to hit in the lineup. But does practice make a hitter better at it?

A big man with a big name playing in a small arena.

How baseball’s owners have historically insulated themselves from the risks of the market.

In central Connecticut, a city prepares to lose a piece of its identity.

Casey Stengel at the bat: Better than you think.

if you want to understand Statcast, you need to know a little bit about radar.

When the time came for peace between the leagues, surprisingly, the AL had most of the leverage.

The author remembers a chance meeting with Angels pitcher Nick Adenhart.

Yes, we still have more answers than questions.

This in-depth look at run values examines the value of each ball not put in play, and thus, the value of catchers who know how to frame.

Before moving to Baltimore, the Orioles/Browns franchise often played to a nearly empty ballpark in St. Louis.

Changing speeds and location? More questions lead to … more questions.