Archive for August 2017

Even if you think you know what’s coming, you don’t know what’s coming.

A fan’s odyssey reawakens his love of baseball.

Lots of pitchers would hit better, if we just game them the chance.

There are numerous ways to show just how bad pitchers are when it’s their turn to bat.

They’re gone, but we remember these players from their baseball cards.

Is the baseball really responsible for this season’s home run surge?

A baseball great overcame segregation in his hometown.

A change in leverage doesn’t necessarily mean a change in performance.

How the practice of firing free stuff into stadium seats became a thing.

Things have gone horribly wrong.

The Mariners manage to include women without condescending to them.

The value of a player depends significantly on the team he plays for or the one looking to acquire him.

The Joint Drug Agreement is more bark than bite. Here’s why.

These players tortured my team, are incomparable, or break analytics.

The text for the new CBA is out. Let’s look at some of the oddities.

More than 20 years after meeting in the Arizona Fall League, Derek Jeter and Michael Jordan may purchase the Marlins together.

How can we best use previous data to accurately predict the future?

Dozens of major leaguers have worn the infamous platinum sombrero, but only eight whiffed six times.

The good, bad, and unusual of major league baseball’s top freshmen.

There’s always hope. Well, almost always.