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
So … what are they, then?
When a pitcher crashes after making history, is it an anecdote or a trend?