Archive for the 'SABR' Category

Clayton Kershaw’s been giving up dingers this year. Weird. Should we worry about it?

Jon Roegele is back with his periodic update about the ups and downs and ins and outs of the strike zone.

Who’ll be the next to turn a career on the diamond to success at the ballot box?

The demographics of baseball have changed greatly over the history of the game, but not always in the way we’d expect.

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

A look at how and why there were so many big underperforming teams during the 2015 season.

This in-depth look at run values examines the value of each ball not put in play, and thus, the value of catchers who know how to frame.

Searching for the name origins behind the beloved baseball film.

To many, the rise of the strikeout has not been a good thing for the game of baseball.

Is there a way to measure how a pitcher was using his fastball, and mixing it, relative to his other pitches?

The SABR Diamond Dollars case competition has grown into a mutually beneficial event for all parties involved.

A look at which projection systems did the best in 2014.

Against the right team, a “beard” pitcher might be just the thing.

Just in time for the holiday weekend, we reach back in time to reminisce over some more great throws.

A close look at how much, exactly, lowering the mound changed offensive output in 1969.

Taking you deep into the situations behind situational wins.

What is the coldest month of the baseball calendar? Are the Minnesota Twins destined to freeze every year? We look at those questions and more.

Digging into “Baseball GPA” and “The Sabermetric Revolution.”

It is often said that to succeed, you want to hit the ball on the ground and put pressure on the defense. But does that maxim hold up to scrutiny?