The author’s annual baseball tour is all about — baseball!
Baseball kicks off Sunday with a day-and-night-long extravaganza. Here’s what’s on tap.
The NL Central was a very rare breed last season. Will it be again this season as well?
Big Mac probably isn’t going to be voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame this year, but he should.
Six fine National League rookies, six routes to the majors.
Root for your guys, not against theirs.
Collecting 2015 wind data for every ballpark.
A brief look at how all 10 playoff teams are pursuing their respective pennants.
World War II affected people at all levels of the game.
Ruminations regarding old cardstock.
A graphical look at how 25 and under players have performed throughout the game’s history.
When unhappy stars are traded for each other, the result is not necessarily joy for all.
Can we identify subtle changes in release point that may not be evident to the naked eye?
Team shops and wretched excess.
An unfortunate accident took reliever Danny Frisella from the world too soon.
Take a look back at some of the top plays of this year’s postseason.
Even the big league team next door can jilt an affiliate.
How much credit should the pitcher get for reining in runners? Here’s a framework for figuring that out.
To this writer’s surprise, the player was never told why he wasn’t used in the postseason.
Some teams are reliable performers, others are far from it