On umpire bias, unimportant batting order strategies and unconventional deliveries.
The Red Sox and Yankees go forever, the Astros get acrobatic, the Tigers are super hot, and Bradley outduels Kershaw.
On batting orders, batted-ball data, boosting pre-season projections and other, non-alliterative topics.
On scouting blind spots, double-play avoidance, prospects who whiff, the sorry state of two-out hitting, and more.
What concussions do to hitters, how handedness effects outfield defense, how Tommy John recovery rates are inflated, and other additions to the stathead literature this week.
DIBS, the increasing effect of the count, the for the Tommy John season, and more.
Perpetual failure and adjustments eventually propelled the Royals to the World Series.
Danged if this guy doesn’t do it all.
Is there anything we can learn from the most random, most fleeting of exceptional baseball performances?