Archive for September 2015

Many can’t cut it past one season, but the success stories ought to be celebrated.

Before there was the Home Run Derby, there was “Home Run Derby.”

Baseball’s unwritten get all the attention, but maybe it’s time to pay attention the written rules.

World War II affected people at all levels of the game.

As ever, we have more answers than questions.

We have some mobster-ish nicknames for ballplayers. You got a problem with that?

It’s where the genuine prospects really emerge.

Better baseball research is within your grasp.

Ruminations regarding old cardstock.

Three deals that show how even seemingly unbalanced trades can make sense for the teams that make them.

How is that big ole video board in left field affecting batted balls in the air?

Let’s settle this once and for all.

The front edge of home plate is not the only area of the plate that needs to be taken into consideration.

It’s finally possible to meld some objective batting process data with subjective scouting grades.

Somewhere in America, a Korean-American kid sees the manifestation of his dreams in the Pirates’ infielder.

Teams can achieve great success even when failing at an entire position.

What keeps Mike Hessman traveling around the minor leagues? Well, he likes it.

Is the Rogers Centre’s new turf unfriendly to ground balls?

What are these players doing? You make the call.