December 5, 2013
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About David GasskoDavid Gassko is a former consultant to a major league team. He welcomes comments via e-mail.
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David examines whether Curt Schilling has another good season left in him.
David explores whether or not pitchers today just don't have it in them to throw as many innings as our heroes of yesteryear.
David presents his MVP ballot for 2007.
David looks at whether hitters stick to doing what they're best at and whether or not some hitters get more value out of their batted balls than others.
David looks at how players at different positions have hit throughout baseball history.
David takes a look at all the trades made near baseball's trading deadline.
Has Manny really lost his power?
David takes a look at Boston's recent mediocrity.
David investigates Mark Buehrle's new contract.
David ponders whether Scott Kazmir's strikeout rates are hurting the young pitcher.
Which pitchers have been lucky this season?
Are some places just harder to succeed in?
David reviews the best fielders of 2007.
David discusses his pitching woes.
David considers whether there is any way for teams to systematically outperform their expected record.
David Gassko reviews Derek Zumsteg's new book, and comes away very impressed.
David answers a couple questions about last week's column.
David takes a look at a popular statistic.
Nerd fight, part two.
David continues his look at the evolution of league quality, and gives us some conclusions.
How much better are players today?
David examines whether breaking balls really cause young pitchers to break down.
Are the Rockies instituting yet another five-year plan?
Did you realize the Orioles have been below .500 nine years running?
David reviews Vince Gennaro's new book on the business of baseball.
David discusses The Hardball Times 2007 Season Preview, and previews some of its more interesting projections.
Not literally, of course. David examines the best hitting pitchers of today and yesterday, and many other related questions.
David explores the current state of umpiring in the major leagues.
David delves deep into DIPS theory, and makes some stunning conclusions about what pitchers can and cannot control.