To get into the Hall of Fame will Mark McGwire have to buy a ticket?
David takes a look at Bronson Arroyo’s midseason collapse.
A cool new way to evaluate pitchers.
Picking up on last week’s column, Dave gives the batted-ball results of some of the most interesting pitchers in baseball.
That’s the question Dan takes on this week when considering sacrifice flies.
David tries to figure out how the chances of getting a hit changes with the location of each pitch.
Dave follows up on a couple of issues from last week’s article. Really, he just likes to play with data.
Dan delves into the depths of OPS as a tribute to his biggest fan.
David takes a look at Sammy Sosa’s horrible 2005 and a report that he may be headed to the Nationals.
David makes it easier to do, with a little help from his friends batting average and Manny Ramirez. (Hint: Manny stinks.)
David takes a look at Jeff Weaver’s minuscule walk rate and why it didn’t bring him as much success as it could have.
David takes a look at Corey Patterson’s awful second half.
David examines why Ryan Franklin won’t do any better in Philly.
Well, maybe not pictures. More like graphs. Really pretty graphs. With a surprising finding at the end.
Dan goes back to the field to look at the merits of the sacrifice in 2005.
David takes a look at C.C. Sabathia’s second half surge and if it’s likely to carry over into 2006.
Manny and Miggy. So similar, but who’s worth more?
David examines John Patterson’s breakout season.
Find out why Juan Padilla was the luckiest pitcher in 2005.
David examines Chris Young’s fly-ball tendencies, his home run rate, and how a move to Petco Park will affect him.