Extreme spin deflection and plus velocity meet in the person of one Marcus Stroman.
Can we predict what type of pitches certain pitchers will throw?
For the first time online, here is Jon’s SABR Award-nominated essay from THT 2014.
When will we see the first females in these roles?
Checking out the mechanics of the first pitchers selected
A physical investigation.
Which clubs got the most (and least) from the ends of their rosters in 2013?
The flamethrowing right-hander fell in the draft because of his mechanics and his size. He’s going to prove everyone wrong.
He didn’t much look like a ballplayer, but he was darned good for awhile.
Ron Darling thinks pitchers throw better after getting a hit. Is he right?
Does the count, number of outs or number of runners on base affect how hard pitchers throw?
How much of an advantage do hitters gain within a game every time they see a particular type of pitch from the same pitcher?
Way before Jack Morris’ 10-inning performance in 1991.
Back to back to back to back!
A follow up to a pair of recent columns.
How one pitcher’s mechanics changed in a single season. One thing holds true…
This little left-hander carved out a neat place in the game.
Complete games and the amazing Jack Taylor
How bad can it get for members of the bullpen?
The brilliant, yet under-appreciated, season of Miami’s Jose Fernandez