It’s finally possible to meld some objective batting process data with subjective scouting grades.
Is the Rogers Centre’s new turf unfriendly to ground balls?
Run scoring was way up in August. Wait, what?
It’s time to take a fresh look at when to swing on 3-0 counts — and especially 3-1.
Does the backdrop behind Jered Weaver help explain his success at home?
How much do we evaluate players’ best seasons as we assess which were the most valuable in history?
How are things different now compared to the days of cigarettes in the dugout and battlefield amputations?
There’s more to lefty-righty splits than meets the eye.
We have neat new statistics. Now we have to figure out what they they mean — and don’t mean.
Analysts for 30 teams no doubt are digging into this right now.
Sometimes, good ideas come from bad. This is one of those times.
Rob Manfred is proceeding slowly on any change in the strike zone. Here’s what a change might bring.
Can we identify subtle changes in release point that may not be evident to the naked eye?
As the draft begins, KATOH tackles college pitchers.
Applying the KATOH formula to college hitters.
The strike zone has morphed in a way that is less equitable to certain hitters.
Now that we have more information, is it time to update our values?
if you want to understand Statcast, you need to know a little bit about radar.
This in-depth look at run values examines the value of each ball not put in play, and thus, the value of catchers who know how to frame.
Changing speeds and location? More questions lead to … more questions.