Debunking the myths on why southpaw catchers can’t succeed in the majors.
How do we best get a handle, really, on the American Pastime?
Back in the day, the role of the commissioner was created to help clean up baseball. Baseball no longer needs cleaning up.
The latest work by Dirk Hayhurst expertly relays the rollercoaster story of his 2010 season, one which found him sink to and recover from rock bottom.
Last season, the Astros became just the second team to switch leagues. What lessons did we learn from the switch?
Labels have real power. Phrases like “million dollar arm” can be descriptive, but they can also be dangerous.
These days, it can feel as though we know every player’s story, past and present. But sometimes, a player slips through the cracks.
The life of a beat writer isn’t all exciting travel and rubbing elbows with star players.
The seventh-inning stretch ain’t what it used to be.
When will we see the first females in these roles?
Some teams are reliable performers, others are far from it
Which team’s symbol is the most ferocious?
The WPS Index comes back, just in time for October. (And late September.)
Baseball is all about numbers, but which ones are the best?
When times are tough, the game can act as a salve.
At the end of our long and winding trail, will the Big Red Machine prevail?
The days of the status quo are long gone
In the summer of Jaws, which of our counterfactual trio will have the biggest bite?
We enter the closing weeks of summer, and this division’s race is looking quite done.
Eddie Gaedel vs. James Thurber: fact vs. fiction