In the second installment of a series, Steve examines the most-worked pitchers at all levels of the minor leagues, this time from 1951 through 1955. We discover two 30-game winners, numerous 300-strikeout seasons and even a couple of 400-hits-allowed seasons!
David takes a look at what kind of pitchers succeed at Coors Field.
Controlling the strike zone and the justification of Lloyd McClendon.
Do not walk to first, do not collect $200.
Just how useful is pitch data in assessing performance? Dan takes a quick look.
Finding the reasons for Ichiro’s decline.
Are you ready for DIPS 3.0? David takes a crack.
The odds of Emil Brown being a useful player and other fascinating subjects.
Strap on your miner’s helmet and come along with Steve, exploring the priceless deposits of a marvelous baseball research website.
The miracle of getting paid to watch baseball.
It’s August, but two players have already set a record for most Win Shares at their age. Can you guess who they are?
When we left them last week, the Colt .45s were slowly but steadily beginning their trek into the treacherous wilderness, in a well-planned and organized manner. The Mets hadn’t yet figured out how to put on their hiking boots. Let’s see how the intrepid adventurers fared from that point!
Dan wraps up his series on baserunning by converting incremental bases into runs and wins
Dan refines his baserunning framework discussed last week to include park effects.
Dan rights an age old wrong and takes a five-year look at baserunning.
Aaron gets lost in THT’s stats section.
The many similarities of Sean Burroughs and Mark Teahen.
Although some don’t believe in clutch hitters, that doesn’t mean we should ignore clutch hitting. Does it?
JC rates the best and worst players of the first-half according to PrOPS.
Another salvo in the great debate between scouts and stats.