Archive for March 2018

Russell Carleton’s new book is a worthy entry in the sabermetric genre.

Opening Day reminds us that everything and everyone changes.

What trends and consequences can be gleaned by reviewing umpires’ ball-strike calls from last season?

Just how much error is there in Statcast?

More players are turning to dietary supplements to improve performance, but what risks do these supplements carry?

Who among present-day players most resembles the all-or-nothing Dave Kingman?

Who was the most underrated baserunner of the 1980’s and ’90’s? The answer may surprise you.

A reformed sportswriter explores her changing fandom.

What do the standard deviations of exit velocity and launch angle tell us about the best baseball player in the world?

Bitter about baseball? Mr. Bitterman’s got your back.

Even if they don’t start the year on the big league roster, rookies can make or break a fantasy season.

The 10-Day DL was a common excuse for failure last year, but how much of an effect did it really have?

A deep dive into the numbers and how the ball affects them.

Pitcher and hitter speed matters.

It pays to hit on unexpected fantasy breakouts, but how well do those breakouts hold onto their value the next year?

What effect will the adoption of the humidor have on league-wide home run rates?

Tales of a winter spent in aural exploration of the national pastime.

The Tigers have a long history of uniform alterations, large and small.

So many players, so little production.

Baseball was never far from the TV classic’s notice.