Creativity isn’t gone. It’s just transitioned off the playing field.
How do pitchers best deceive batters with their breaking balls?
What’s the best way to estimate a team’s true talent level?
Which team’s fans have really suffered the most over the years?
The first entry in a new series.
Seasonal graphs with interesting takeaways about the Cubs, Indians, Red Sox, Twins, and hopefully your favorite team.
How the role of leadoff hitters is changing in major league baseball.
Delving deep into the world of college baseball statistics.
Finding and visualizing the data lead to some interesting conclusions.
Where should you eat when you head to the ballpark this season? We asked the writers who frequent them.
Who is your favorite team like?
What hitters did, what they should have done, and how some over- or under-achieved.
Visualizing pitches by both process and outcome.
A visual look at baseball on the silver screen.
A distinctive graphical look at some of baseball’s all-time greats.
Thankfully, this was not a record-setting injury year, but there’s still plenty to learn.
A team-by-team look at BA’s top 100 list, from 1990 to the present.
You asked, we listened!
Not physically, of course, but statistically.
Better baseball research is within your grasp.