Archive for November 2017

How can players’ representatives keep pace with teams in terms of advanced data?

When Rusty Staub can’t crack your starting outfield, you’ve got a damn good outfield.

The ebb and flow of the pitcher-hitter battle is just part of the sport’s natural evolution.

The Braves have had a tumultuous time of late and the team has been terrible, too. But there might be hope.

Systematically rating the excitement of this year’s playoffs.

How valuable a player is to a team varies with time and the team’s talent level.

A controversial process of long ago reminds us (and the Yankees) that delay needn’t be fatal.

The 2017 Toronto Blue Jays inspire a deep dive on the triple.

Examining which team will make the most sense for the Japanese sensation.

Through photographers’ eyes, a look at some iconic images of the 2017 World Series.

Another recent defensive trend that is rapidly spreading throughout the game.

There’s plenty of room for stellar fielders in the Baseball Hall of Fame

Phillies pitcher Anton Kuznetsov hopes to become the first Russian to reach the majors.

Digging into the data to see how it is being accounted for and how best to move forward.

Why a Jays fan loves The Evil Empire — a little.

Some players got to go out on a high note.

Fans, writers and even managers don’t appreciate the skill enough.

Three generations of fans spend an unforgettable night at the seat of history.

Virtual reality could become a big part of advance scouting.

Practice makes perfect. So what are we trying to perfect?