Archive for the 'Fielding' Category

So many players, so little production.

When the shortest distance between two points isn’t necessarily what we expect.

Another recent defensive trend that is rapidly spreading throughout the game.

There’s plenty of room for stellar fielders in the Baseball Hall of Fame

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

How a person can be a hero by being a zero.

For some players, the yips may not be an entirely mental condition.

Can minor league defensive performance identify future major league outliers?

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

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

The Royals cracked the code. Now the rest of baseball is on to their secret.

For the first time online, here is Jeff’s essay from THT 2017.

“I don’t buy any of that crap.”

Seasonal graphs with interesting takeaways about the Cubs, Indians, Red Sox, Twins, and hopefully your favorite team.

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

How do catchers do what they do?

Can just anybody play first base?

Are defenders getting the credit they truly deserve?

Scaling an outfield wall is even more difficult than it looks.

What does it take to be a good worm burner?