Strike Zone Dominance in Context (Dazzy and Pedro!)

Come along with Steve, as he explores a wonderful new database that catalogues how well (or badly) various pitchers have been able to dominate that imaginary three-dimensional rectangle. We gain a new appreciation of just why they were so Dazzled.

Who Hit What?

Another sneak preview of The Hardball Times 2004 Baseball Annual, this time revealing the batting tendencies of major league batters.

Who Gave Up What?

Studes reviews some of the stats that will be included in the 2004 Hardball Times Baseball Annual, which will go on sale next week.

Park Factoring

From the hitter’s haven in Colorado to a couple of pitcher’s paradises on the West Coast, Aaron takes a look at how the ballparks around baseball have played this year.

Two, Two, Two Outs in One

Double plays are a pitcher’s best friend. Studes takes a look at which infields would be voted “Most Popular” at pitcher high school.

Data Erratum Et Cetera

Studes uses his entire Latin vocabulary for the title of his article, which is filled with non sequiturs and caveats. Alas, it is no magnum opus.