Projectionists should embrace the mystical side of the craft to find something new in this beautifully massive set of data.
A look at which projection systems did the best in 2014.
There are no definitive conclusions to be made just yet, but there is enough data to start thinking critically.
There’s reason to believe that so-so pitchers with good curves and sliders don’t use them enough.
Time takes its toll on hitters, even when they’re not playing.
In this article reprinted from The Hardball Times Baseball Annual 2015, the authors take the first steps toward building better major league equivalencies.
See just how important pitch sequencing really is for pitchers and hitters.
The World Series went seven games, but it might not have been as exciting as the rest of the playoffs.
Let’s stop talking about home-field advantage in the playoffs as if it means something.
Let’s talk about multicollinearity.
Inside Edge has developed a metric to collect all the things that simply don’t show up in the box score.
The designated hitter didn’t materialize out of nowhere.
Do low-strikeout hitters receive special strike zone preference?
How often does a batter make the “correct” decision on the pitches thrown to him?
How low can it go?
The data show that it is high time to give the vertically-challenged their due.
Against the right team, a “beard” pitcher might be just the thing.
Continuing the quest to determine how many wins consistent play is or is not worth to major league teams.
We are facing a troubling decline in offense, but are shifts really the cause?
It’s time to build a better heat map.