David examines if Jose Valverde is the answer to the Diamondbacks’ closer merry-go-round.
David takes a look at Kelvim Escobar and John Lackey in a double dose of Daily Graphing.
David finishes up his look at plate discipline by looking at expected walks, strikeouts and home runs.
Dan takes a look at the new book by Dayn Perry.
Dan applies a few more tests to run estimation formulas while addressing the larger topics involved.
David takes a closer look at walks and strikeouts.
We’re all doing it now.
David examines Carl Crawford’s lack of walks.
David takes a look at Mike Mussina’s 2006 outlook.
Steve shines a light on the furthest dark recess of the end of the bench, and reveals those scrubeenies who spend days, weeks, or even months between chances to bat.
John has a look at the best (and worst) outfield arms.
How’s Marcel doing?
David updates and re-visits his DIPS 3.0 formula, with insight into its importance and uses. So skip the article and download the spreadsheets with all the numbers.
David takes a look at Jorge Cantu’s newfound power and if it’s likely to continue.
Doing for batters what we did for pitchers, and introducing a veritable plethora of player batted-ball data.
David takes a look at Chris Ray’s 2005 season and his chances of being a successful closer.
Dan clears up some issues that came up in recent articles on competitve balance and the sacrifice fly.
A look at what happens when the count goes to 3-0, with a digression on a couple of very short ballplayers, both real and fictional, and some reflections
on baseball’s Unwritten Code.
David takes a look at Brian Robert’s 2005 offensive explosion!
David takes a look at Chad Tracy’s breakout season.