As we see with the case of Danny Salazar, not necessarily.
Believing you have it all figured out can be dangerous.
Some things the game can teach us when it goes to the 10th.
There are many variables at play. Can they be teased out?
A first attempt at defining the vertical edges of the strike zone for the Edge% metric.
Sometimes, the right solution isn’t the simple solution.
Don’t shoot the forecaster.
The game’s story stat has a multitude of interesting and fun uses.
Baseball is simultaneously very simple and very complex.
A first step towards creating a comprehensive platoon score.
Because it keeps it simple, stupid.
Many ballparks have unique features. Do all of them affect game play at a significant level?
What is the coldest month of the baseball calendar? Are the Minnesota Twins destined to freeze every year? We look at those questions and more.
Extreme spin deflection and plus velocity meet in the person of one Marcus Stroman.
The Tigers have been one of the slowest teams in the game in recent years. Will that change in 2014?
Putting normalized stats into context.
How do hitters go about combating the inevitable effects of aging?
The metrics for catcher defense have expanded in recent years. Are they all telling the same story?
Introducing pBABIP, a stat that simplifies the process of predicting batting average on balls in play.
The optimal strategy for challenging calls might surprise you.