Analysis of the four workhorses of the pitcher’s arsenal: fastball, slider, change-up and curveball.
Dave examines Jose Reyes’ disappointing performance down the stretch.
This week we look at some league averages for fastballs using Pitch f/x.
THT’s staff talks about the deals for Andruw Jones, Eric Gagne and others, including some fresh out of the oven projections from THT’s newly revamped projection system.
Remembering Mark Harris, author of Bang the Drum Slowly, ace pitcher and homespun philosopher.
John tries to pin down the elusive knuckler using Pitch f/x data.
A look at Tom Glavine using PITCHf/x and other tools.
Have you ever wanted to play around with the PITCHf/x data but didn’t want to have to download all the data and mess with a huge database? Then this tool is for you.
Ever wonder how to get your wife or girlfriend to watch baseball games? Lisa chimes in with her favorite ballplayers, past and present.
They’ve just been going about it the wrong way. Here’s a seven-step blueprint for the ’08 offseason and beyond.
An investigation of Pedro Martinez in 2007.
John laments the 2007 postseason, which promised much but has delivered very little.
With the postseason in full swing, the Hot Stove League hasn’t yet begun. But that stove is warming up. It’s not too early to start talking about trades.
How the Central was lost
On Oct. 1, 1995 the Colorado Rockies clinched the National League wild card, reaching the playoffs after just three seasons of existence. In 2001 the Arizona Diamondbacks would top that by winning the World Series in their fourth year. Now that both teams are in the playoffs again, Richard asks which expansion franchise is the most successful ever.
Anytime you can hold the Phillies’ powerhouse lineup to two runs over six innings you have done your job. Here is a closer look at how he did it.
The Cubs and Diamondbacks tangle for a five-game series. Here’s why the Cubs will be the team to advance to the NLCS.