A PITCHf/x look at Aroldis Chapman’s transformation.
Baseball’s best basestealers should get proper credit for knowing when crime does and doesn’t pay.
Evaluating each pitcher who appeared in the Futures Game and identifying the most similar current major-league pitchers and pitches with the aid of PITCHf/x.
Enlisting a new type of analysis to reveal who’s winning the eternal battle between batters and pitchers, and why.
Jeremy finds out whether the consistency of release points matters on a pitch-by-pitch basis and pinpoints the pitchers who give batters the same look most and least often.
Your starter goes eight scoreless, and your closer is available. Who pitches the ninth? There’s only one right answer.
When in the season do most valuable players tend to debut, and what can consecutive Opening Day starts reveal?
Jered Weaver is off to the best start of any pitcher in baseball, prompting Jeremy to examine how he’s doing it and whether we can expect it to continue.
The mysterious art of scouting needn’t defy analysis, as long as ratings are applied consistently.
Reliving some of history’s most unusual comebacks through the lens of win expectancy.
The Mets’ outfield swap of Carlos Beltran and Angel Pagan represents creative roster reshuffling, but such positional swaps are nothing new.
Cracking the Opening Day lineup even once is an honor, but what can we learn from players who repeat in the same roles?
If Major League Baseball were run like your fantasy league, what would Albert Pujols be worth?
Exploring in-game velocity changes, and determining whether fatigue should inform calls to the bullpen.
Exploring the hazards of projecting playing time with monkeys and machines.
What can pitch locations tell us about the likely directions of batted balls?