Big Sexy is not a fan of issuing walks.
Using logistic regression and random forests to predict when batters will swing and miss.
The best pitcher in baseball keeps getting better.
Jeff Passan’s new book is both comprehensive and compelling.
A look at the different breeds of the fifth starter as teams try to decide who will start the season as their last man.
These pitchers more or less needed to be perfect. Luckily, they were.
What hitters did, what they should have done, and how some over- or under-achieved.
We can learn from something even if it isn’t new.
Visualizing pitches by both process and outcome.
A second look at why it’s important for pitchers to continue to hit.
Does heavy postseason work hurt a pitcher the next season?
These moments demonstrate how crucial it is for pitchers to continue to hit.
Some insights into pitchers’ season-long endurance.
A little education on what this wipe-out pitch can and can’t do.
This early prima donna proved that being good has nothing to do with being great.
Do older players really wear down more quickly than youngsters as summer turns to fall?
Are back-to-back change-ups effective? It depends on who’s doing the throwing.
It’s hard to hit when the temperature drops, but harder yet when you don’t move around on the field.
The “other” Dobson had a troubled major league career.
It’s time to figure out how we want to treat relief pitchers.