If you’re going to hit it hard here’s how to hit it so you hit where you want it.
When fans mistake outfield grass for ocean-side sand.
How do catchers do what they do?
Scaling an outfield wall is even more difficult than it looks.
Making the hot stuff hot, and keeping the cool stuff cool.
Taking another look at one of the more exciting plays in baseball.
A technical look at one of the most beloved sounds in sports.
An event full of sound and fury – signifying something rare and amazing.
The odds you’ll see a perfect game any given day vary much more than you think.
Collecting 2015 wind data for every ballpark.
Remembering an old friend and examining how fast balls are going when they reach the stands.
How is that big ole video board in left field affecting batted balls in the air?
Why is August so much warmer than January?
Is the crack of the bat helpful for outfielders?
Why does PITCHf/X seem to be more accurate than our own eyes?
if you want to understand Statcast, you need to know a little bit about radar.
So much of the detail of the game happens in extremely short time frames
Rounding the bases requires, well, rounding.
Fly balls, Lorenzo Cain and moving pigs: all part of the calculations.
You can’t make up for slow foot speed with a big lead