Every winter involves some railing at the industry’s wacky-pack free agent rankings–what gives?
The puzzle of park effects led to a flurry of reader emails.
Skip nature versus nurture, let’s talk environments and outcomes.
Before voting in the IBAs, you may want to refer to a few tools from the box to build a better ballot.
BP’s data on umpire performance have growing importance as the quality of umpiring becomes more of an issue.
Who are the rally killers, and how many different ways do they kill rallies?
We’re deep into the stretch drive, with some races still being run, and some seemingly done. How do we model our in-season prediction of how things will wind up?
Wrapping up the series on the fine art of pitching where the bat ain’t, or putting the bat where the ball isn’t.
Reader response has created a number of answers and tangents that tell us something more about the wages of whiffery.
The Strikeout Kings play songs of love for fans of the unhappy third of the three true outcomes.
The effects of pitcher pacing and ballparks on players getting punched out at home plate.
Measuring the rate at which a pitcher strikes batters out is an important part of the toolbox.
Look, you’ve got even more homework, but it’s the kind you’re going to like.
If you want fame, acclamation, and All-Star recognition, maybe playing time–more playing time–is the best way to judge.
Applying statistical tools to defensive performance is often the quickest way to a fight between traditional baseball minds and performance analysts. At the team level, however, you can learn a lot.