Archive for June 2012

Are Gee’s xFIP and peripherals a sign that he might be a great buy low? Or just a total fluke?

Is Jason Hammels for real?

A look at the pitches thrown by Johan Santana through starts 1-3

Are Anibal Sanchez’s improvements in his peripherals a fluke?

Is the improvement of Ian Kennedy this year nothing more than a fluke?

Is Jon Niese’s improvement this year sustainable, or merely a fluke?

Is Tim Stauffer really this good or just a fluke?

Is Madison Bumgarner primed to break out?

How Pitch-f/x can help determine if pitcher improvement is real or illusion

A look at the his pitches to see if his improved performance this year is sustainable.

A quick update on various pitchers’ PITCHf/x results over the season’s first few days.

A look at the pitches of Carlos Marmol to see if he can repeat last year’s performance.

A look at the pitches of Clayton Kershaw to see if he can continue his great performance for 2011 and beyond.

A look at two potential closers for next year to see if they’re likely to succeed in such a role.

A look at the 2010 season of Ubaldo Jimenez and what to expect from him going forward.

Let’s take a look at the pitches of Mike Pelfrey and Phil Hughes to try to figure out their potential 2011 fantasy values.

A look at an ‘odd’ pitcher: Is his improvement real?

A look at the pitches of Ricky Romero to determine if he can repeat or improve upon his performance from this year.

He’s not throwing as hard. Does it matter?

A look at the pitches of Jonathan Papelbon to determine his likely performance next year.