Archive for the 'Pitching' Category

A second look at why it’s important for pitchers to continue to hit.

Does heavy postseason work hurt a pitcher the next season?

These moments demonstrate how crucial it is for pitchers to continue to hit.

Some insights into pitchers’ season-long endurance.

A little education on what this wipe-out pitch can and can’t do.

This early prima donna proved that being good has nothing to do with being great.

Do older players really wear down more quickly than youngsters as summer turns to fall?

Are back-to-back change-ups effective? It depends on who’s doing the throwing.

It’s hard to hit when the temperature drops, but harder yet when you don’t move around on the field.

The “other” Dobson had a troubled major league career.

It’s time to figure out how we want to treat relief pitchers.

The odds you’ll see a perfect game any given day vary much more than you think.

An example of how quickly players can go from famous to anonymous.

A deeper look at the strike zone, sliced horizontally.

Dipping into the world of ERA estimators once again.

Another way of looking at balls and strikes.

How the hitter friendly showcase of the league’s best prospects benefits pitchers in the age of pitch counts and innings limits.

The pitchers who did the most with the fewest pitches.

Now that we have the full data from the regular season, how did the 2015 strike zone fare overall?

Many can’t cut it past one season, but the success stories ought to be celebrated.