Archive for the 'Pitching' Category

New research into measuring pitching on a pitch-by-pitch basis.

Let’s compare the talents of pitchers and pilots.

With the recent home run explosion, it’s OK to wait a little longer for starting pitching.

These unheralded pitchers can sometimes make all the difference in the world.

From Europe to Asia to the Carribean – and even, in one case – an actual ocean, we begin the construction of an all-world team.

How do pitchers best deceive batters with their breaking balls?

Pitch tracking may now be affordable at the college and high school levels.

A former pitcher’s new book rivals those of Jim Bouton and Jim Brosnan

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

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

Are the World Series men in blue more likely to help the pitchers or hitters during this Fall Classic?

Two pitchers, 32 years apart, show how effective nontraditional reliever use can be.

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

Recent numbers show fewer surgeries, longer recovery periods

The strike zone, it is a-changin’.

There’s October baseball at Wrigley Field. There’s also October weather.

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

Is he as good as Koufax? Can we even know for certain?

Are flamethrowers doing it right, or are crafty control artists best?