Rob Manfred is proceeding slowly on any change in the strike zone. Here’s what a change might bring.
Mike Cuellar’s excellent career and off-beat personality made him a fascinating character.
Can we identify subtle changes in release point that may not be evident to the naked eye?
Who really is the worst player ever?
As the draft begins, KATOH tackles college pitchers.
An unfortunate accident took reliever Danny Frisella from the world too soon.
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.
Changing speeds and location? More questions lead to … more questions.
Pitches might vary substantially in value based solely on when they’re thrown
Who really does have the best pitch?
Will throwing harder land a pitcher on the disabled list?
A 30-year retrospective on a performance we’re not likely to see again.
Putting together a pitching staff in mile-high Coors Field has been a thankless task from the beginning.
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.
Tommy John surgery is still a dangerous procedure that carries no guarantee of success.
An examination of the potentials of batted-ball platooning.
Proposing a new pitcher quality estimator that approximates the pitcher’s current ability.