The impossible dreams some might hold for Pedro Feliz aren’t really all that impossible after all.
Magical performances are often trussed up by trickery that a bit of due diligence with the data can reveal.
Why settle for an assertion when digging into the why and how one pitcher’s doing what he’s doing might tell us so much more?
Ryan Zimmerman’s recent flurry of safeties leads to a question over what other recent streaks we might have overlooked.
Javier Vazquez has driven lesser men to madness, but staring too long need not blind us to his virtues.
Sorting out who’s been good and who’s been great in situational roles.
An evaluation of who’s been inducing hitters to swing and miss.
Dissecting a day at the office for the Mets’ Johan Santana.
Ground-ball percentages go up for some pitchers, unintentional passes go down for others, but both at once, almost never.
Do spiking ground-ball rates make for a sustainable source of improvement for the pitchers who achieve them?
Whether there’s a relationship between time off and fastball velocity for starting pitchers gets an extended look.
To pitch well in save situations, or to not pitch well in non-save situations? That is not the question.
Jamie Moyer is so unique that he often baffles and defies attempts at analysis as readily as he has opposing batters.
The future Hall of Famer is slinging for his supper in the WBC, but does he have something more left to offer?
Is looking for it foolish, or is it a hobgoblin we should set aside when studying pitcher performance?