Archive for November 2010

Max begins a journey through the last three decades and a half in search of forgotten great games.

Looking for the ultimate hacker.

When pitchers increase the number of their weapons.

How to keep track of who’s available.

Max refines his pitch classification algorithm… and gives out a promised spreadsheet.

Oh, no! Not another clutch hitting article.

Max expands on previous works by John Walsh and Dave Allen on platoon splits by pitch type

Revisting PITCHf/x pitch classification, with a little help from baseball lore.

Evaluating the arts of blocking pitches and keeping the runners honest.

Evaluating minor league shortstop defense.

The easiest position among the three?

Some good throwers aren’t so good at other things

Exploring the game-calling differences between Yankees catchers when C.C Sabathia is on the mound.

Why we still need to adjust run values for pitch count.

Batters who chase pitches way out of the zone.

Max explores the effect that workloads early in the season have on a pitcher’s fastball speed by the end of the summer.

Being a rent-a-analyst for one day—for MGL.

The Giants lefty has traded one of his curves for a slider, with good results.

Can a fast runner help a fastball hitter?