Archive for the 'Batting' Category

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

So many players, so little production.

The ebb and flow of the pitcher-hitter battle is just part of the sport’s natural evolution.

Practice makes perfect. So what are we trying to perfect?

There’s too much standing around in today’s game. What can we do about it?

A look at how different players approach the strike zone.

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.

Dozens of major leaguers have worn the infamous platinum sombrero, but only eight whiffed six times.

Some of history’s greatest hitters have stepped on the big league mound.

“Optimal coverage” and “total coverage” are not the same thing.

Exactly why do players choke up on the bat?

For a bad team in a bad year for hitting, Frank Howard accomplished a batting feat that’s never been matched.

Playing every day and being awesome all season is not an easy feat.

Updating an old prediction with new data to determine how a cigar container will work in the desert.

What do we mean by consistency, and do we want it from our players?

The 2016 season saw an epic power spike. Does it give us any lessons for this season?

Part 2 of our all-world team takes a look at the starting lineup.

It’s time that we try to capture human factors when evaluating future performance.

It’s been a long while since any squad reached that mark.