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July 27, 2012

Pebble Hunting: Where the Pit Would Go If There Was a Pit

by Sam Miller

Someday, somebody will suggest fixing baseball by putting a pit on the field, and we will be prepared.

July 25, 2012

Premium Article Pebble Hunting: Two Good Starts and a Trade

by Sam Miller

Have teams really made million-dollar deadline decisions based on two starts? And if they have, can we figure out which ones they were?

July 23, 2012

Premium Article Pebble Hunting: 30 Teams, 30 Home Run Calls

by Sam Miller

Every team has a different TV announcer, and every TV announcer calls home runs differently. This is an attempt to classify all of those calls.

July 20, 2012

Pebble Hunting: The Best Pitches Thrown This Week

by Sam Miller

Three players tell Sam about the toughest pitches they've seen this season. They weren't the ones you'd expect.

July 18, 2012

Premium Article Pebble Hunting: Albert Pujols Walks Again, and Other Reflections on Earlier Articles

by Sam Miller

Sam checks in on several of his articles from earlier this season to see whether what he wrote made sense.

July 13, 2012

Premium Article Pebble Hunting: Making the Most of Mike Fiers

by Sam Miller

Brewers pitcher Mike Fiers doesn't throw any harder than we thought he did, but he's succeeding despite his limitations.

July 11, 2012

Premium Article Pebble Hunting: How Pitchers React to Home Runs

by Sam Miller

What do pitchers look like just after allowing one of the longest home runs of the season?

July 9, 2012

Premium Article Pebble Hunting: The Blind BABIP Test: Results and Revelations

by Sam Miller

The results of the blind BABIP test are in. How did you do? And what can we learn from your answers?

July 6, 2012

Pebble Hunting: The Blind BABIP Test

by Sam Miller

Can you tell which pitches will leads to hits and which will lead to outs without seeing the results?

July 2, 2012

Premium Article Pebble Hunting: Non-Transaction Analysis: New-Money Ball

by Sam Miller

The Astros and Dodgers agreed to a trade, but Carlos Lee wasn't interested. We can still talk about this non-trade, because this non-trade is still interesting.

June 29, 2012

Pebble Hunting: The Best Pitches Thrown This Week

by Sam Miller

With additional commentary from YouTube commenters who just saw that lady getting picked on by a bunch of jerky kids.

June 27, 2012

Premium Article Pebble Hunting: The Other Thing About Petco

by Sam Miller

If you want to make Petco more friendly to hitters, it's not enough to move the fences in.

June 25, 2012

Pebble Hunting: Buster Posey and the Things Vin Scully Says

by Sam Miller

Vin Scully files away facts about each player, and then he repeats those facts forever. These are the facts he repeats about Buster Posey.

June 18, 2012

Premium Article Pebble Hunting: Do You Know Your Hairstons?

by Sam Miller

In the year of the Hairstons, both brothers are doing quite well. Which means you must finally commit to keeping them straight.

June 14, 2012

Premium Article Pebble Hunting: Matt Cain and Nerves

by Sam Miller

We generally don't expect top athletes to choke, but that doesn't mean they don't get just as nervous as you would.

June 13, 2012

Premium Article Pebble Hunting: Swinging from His Toes to His Nose

by Sam Miller

Vladimir Guerrero has made a career out of hitting impossible pitches and swinging at everything in between.

June 11, 2012

Premium Article Pebble Hunting: Jason Heyward and Making Adjustments

by Sam Miller

Can Jason Heyward still be a star if he can't hit or lay off an inside fastball?

June 8, 2012

Premium Article Pebble Hunting: The Best Pitches Thrown This Week

by Sam Miller

Francisco Liriano breaks the game of baseball, Ernesto Frieri learns to dance and Bob Gibson whoa whoa holy whoa.

June 6, 2012

Premium Article Pebble Hunting: Bryce Harper and the Disappearing Phiten Necklace

by Sam Miller

Did Bryce Harper see reason, or has he misplaced his magic necklace? With an update on the DiSars!

June 4, 2012

Pebble Hunting: Bryce Harper's Toughest At-Bats

by Sam Miller

Bryce Harper, at 19, has faced four of the best strikeout pitchers in history. Here's how he has done.

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