Archive for October 2017

When it comes to the Mets’ famous minor leaguer, it’s not just will he get major league time, but should he.

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.

Using data to help imagine LeBron James as a baseball player.

One player best illustrates the contrast between pure scouting and pure statistical evaluation.

Can minor league defensive performance identify future major league outliers?

An encouraging step toward designing a reliable fielding metric for minor leaguers.

If a hitter can hit for power in the minors, what does that say about his potential major league success?

If a pitcher can make ’em swing and miss in the minors, what does that say about his potential major league success?

Do market size or Tweets and Likes drive dollars?

Some interesting insights into what happens when balls are hit in the air.

How much do real estate and pitching have in common?

What does it take to be a good worm burner?

The best pitcher in baseball keeps getting better.

Breaking things down, with some visual aids to assist.

A little education on what this wipe-out pitch can and can’t do.

Are back-to-back change-ups effective? It depends on who’s doing the throwing.

A deeper look at the strike zone, sliced horizontally.