Archive for April 2017

The Statcast product is constantly evolving. Let’s see what’s different this season.

Was this third league from a century ago on par with the NL and AL?

Playing every day and being awesome all season is not an easy feat.

Keith Law’s new book is a comprehensive guide of the past, present and future of baseball statistics.

Well-known old scientists, meet lesser-known major league players.

No, this isn’t about Nate Silver’s new relief pitcher statistic.

‘Safe at Home’ is a Minnesota hit that deserves to be seen widely.

When you want something like Shlomo Lipitz wanted baseball, the rewards can be quite real.

Can minor league defensive performance identify future major league outliers?

Updating an old prediction with new data to determine how a cigar container will work in the desert.

On the 70th anniversary of Jackie Robinson’s big league debut, we look back at this pivotal moment in baseball history.

What roles should feeling and science have in determining history?

Willard Brown was the first African-American to homer in the American League. His teammates didn’t celebrate, though.

The game comes alive in ways both comfortable and un-comfortable in Fowles’ new book.

The birth of an annual tradition didn’t exactly go smoothly.

An examination of how much home field advantage matters in the postseason.

The latest baseball stats to ponder: LAA, SWAG and SWAGGER.

Win Probability Added is a great metric, but we can improve upon it.

The sport has been at the frontier of many changes, including some of the words we use all the time

Opening Day can nourish a baseball fan for weeks or even months to come.