Archive for March 2017

What can we expect of players past their 40th birthdays in 2017?

Lip service changes such as this are unlikely to have the desired effect.

A careful study shows that umpires are human, like the rest of us.

What do we mean by consistency, and do we want it from our players?

Do pitchers with different styles make a difference?

Once heard ’round the world, The Shot is still visible through time.

The 70s were an interesting time for baseball cards, and for this pitcher in particular.

A short story about a boy and his father and a little baseball trivia question.

Some helpful tips for the general manager of your family.

The Brewers’ new first baseman excelled in his time abroad.

A brief history of players from the Emerald Isle and the best of them at each position.

New research into measuring pitching on a pitch-by-pitch basis.

This squad’s pitching staff is pretty, pretty good.

Let’s compare the talents of pitchers and pilots.

Floating above Bill Veeck’s gimmicks with the St. Louis Browns was a genuinely good performance.

Your favorite team is (isn’t) running like a wild deer in the spring. Here’s a look at what it means for your fantasy draft.

Can small sample sizes actually tell us something significant about players’ performance?

With the recent home run explosion, it’s OK to wait a little longer for starting pitching.

These unheralded pitchers can sometimes make all the difference in the world.

The 2016 season saw an epic power spike. Does it give us any lessons for this season?