Archive for May 2018

A look back at Kyle Lohse’s amazingly mediocre career.

A former minor leaguer finds a second career as an artist.

What does the performance enhancing drug EPO do, and might its benefits be overblown?

And not just how long, but how are they accomplished and what brings them into being?

On a September day in 1972, the A’s and the White Sox were part of an odd bit of history.

There are some historic marks that seem insurmountable, but maybe – just maybe – there’s a way.

A star’s return provided an occasion to reflect on the various versions of a player fans might remember.

How do diuretics like furosemide, often used to mask PEDs, actually work?

As the 25th anniversary of the sitcom’s series finale approaches, a look back on the baseball career of Sam Malone.

In Milwaukee, something new is emerging in the bullpen. But maybe we’ve seen it before.

As careers draw to a close, some know when to quit, and others – sadly – have to be told.

Infielders excel at the geometry of triangles and likely don’t even realize it.

In the space between the U.K. and the U.S., the Pastime comes into focus.

Having the best players on the field should matter to every baseball fan.

Synergy is a complex concept that we should try to measure in baseball.

Baseball can be the means by which we step into the sun.

What effect did Quality of Pitch have on the home run spike in 2017?

The 1963 Topps set marked a major step forward for the card company.

How much does the strike zone actually vary from umpire to umpire?

In 1998 as in 2018, we found ourselves caught up in home runs and presidential intrigue.