Rob Manfred is proceeding slowly on any change in the strike zone. Here’s what a change might bring.
Shining a little light on our first designated hitters.
Creative penalty ideas for documented PED users,
Is Francisco Cabrera in some way one of baseball’s greatest players?
Applying the KATOH formula to college hitters.
The strike zone has morphed in a way that is less equitable to certain hitters.
It’s harder to pinch-hit than to hit in the lineup. But does practice make a hitter better at it?
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.
Is Kris Bryant’s eye color going to pose him a problem in Chicago?
A look at some of the most prolific pinch-hitters in baseball history.
Taking a deep dive into the multitude of fascinating statistical anomalies and oddities to look forward to this season.
A 0.00 ERA this season? Or 73 home runs? There’s a (tiny) chance.
Can anything be done to stem the rising tide of whiffs?
Projection systems do most of the heavy lifting, but there are marginal improvements to be made.
Updating a particular slice of the record book that doesn’t reflect how the game is played today.
An examination of the potentials of batted-ball platooning.
Maybe this year will be the year for a few of these batsmen.
Can various stats be combined to give a clearer look at pitcher values?
To many, the rise of the strikeout has not been a good thing for the game of baseball.
There are several explanations for Sammy Sosa’s decline in the final years of his career. Which is true?