How do hitters go about combating the inevitable effects of aging?
Introducing pBABIP, a stat that simplifies the process of predicting batting average on balls in play.
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?
A continued exploration of what kind of attributes make a hitter appear more or less consistent throughout the season.
Which clubs got the most (and least) from the ends of their rosters in 2013?
The at-bat connection to the Hall of Fame
Ron Darling thinks pitchers throw better after getting a hit. Is he right?
Looking at batter tendencies of taking vs. swinging at pitches on the edge of the plate.
How much of an advantage do hitters gain within a game every time they see a particular type of pitch from the same pitcher?
RE24, measuring performance based on the 24 base-out states, should be applied to more than just the “runs above average” scale.
Nick Castellanos is poised to see more playing time in Detroit.
Which players love to hack at the first pitch? Which prefer patience?
It was 1947, and not just because of Jackie Robinson.
The Hot Seat returns after a one-week hiatus with an infield prospect who could make a fantasy impact in the near future.
A look at the unusual career of the man just traded back to the Yankees
As it is currently calculated, RE24 gives all credit (or blame) for good (or bad) baserunning to the hitter. Maybe that’s not right.
Which clubs have been the most helped and hurt by the end of the bench?
Do division rivals know each other too well for their pitchers’ good?
Manny Ramirez brings his lovable hijinks back stateside.
A look at the guys who have gotten the oldest, the quickest this year.