Archive for May 2016

A look at some major league managers who had illustrious playing careers.

Many longtime followers of the team can’t fathom what the team’s management is doing.

Not all potential major leaguers can afford to test themselves.

A tale of 40 adults who decided to switch out slow-pitch softball for some good old fashioned hardball.

An infatuation with the NPB is cemented upon seeing its games in person for the first time.

The author’s annual baseball tour is all about — baseball!

Big Sexy is not a fan of issuing walks.

Just how much of a missed opportunity was 2012 for the Tigers?

Why should a free agent be less than free?

Making the hot stuff hot, and keeping the cool stuff cool.

There’s no turning back now. The Atlanta Braves will open 2017 at the heart of one huge traffic jam.

Is your team really suffering through a drought?

Using logistic regression and random forests to predict when batters will swing and miss.

A history of the almost-lost art of hitting home runs inside the park.

More answers than questions? Yep, more answers than questions.

Finding the answer is as evasive as ever.

Baseball at its purest may not have top-rated prospects, but it has an important role.

The strike that halted baseball for half a summer reverberates today.

Add stats-y commentators to indy-league ball, shake vigorously.