The Minnesota Twins are on pace to allow the fewest walks of any team in more than a century.
Jim’s matchups this week include a team with a 31 year old Rookie of the Year candidate, a startling number of teams vying for the lowest triple total ever, and a discovery of Todd Helton’s real drug of choice.
Jim Baker’s latest Prospectus Matchups includes a look at top Ivy League pitchers, the perplexing Kenny Rogers and Yankee power hitters of old.
With interleague weekend now over, Jim wonders about the disparity in run-scoring, W-L records, strikeout-to-walk ratios and wealth.
On a road trip to Las Vegas, Jim spoke with the manager of a sportsbook about betting on baseball.
The Orioles’ keystone combo is kicking butt, King Felix is filthy, and Scott Seabol escapes the long shadow of Eddie Gaedel. Jim Baker explains.
How real are the White Sox, and do they have enough to overcome the Twins? Why isn’t Todd Helton leading the Rockies in VORP? Jim addresses these questions and more in today’s Prospectus Matchups.
Before 2005 began, how many of us would have picked an Oakland-New York series as the Worst Matchup of the week? Jim Baker takes a look at this, and other oddities, in this edition of Prospectus Matchups.
Jim revisits a statistic that measures Chipper Jones’ offensive contributions so far, and wonders about the historical significance of the A’s, who aren’t stealing or hitting homers.
Jim Baker breaks down a Mulder-Hudson tilt, Cliff Floyd’s lollygagging and Reed Johnson’s plunkability in today’s Prospectus Matchups.
Jim Baker checks in on the pitching-deprived Orioles and Giants and the questionable offense of the Marlins in today’s Prospectus Matchups.
With a boost from Prospectus Hit List, Jim breaks down the weekend’s highlight match-ups.
What is it and what are the Rockies and White Sox serving there? Jim Baker explains.
Great pitching by the Phillies, little hitting by the Nats and hacking galore by the White Sox. Jim Baker seeks out the possible trends and mirages.
Tired of the Yankees/Red Sox rivalry? Jim has some criteria for some new ones.