How batters are responding to umpires’ whims, and how it’s defining this era of baseball.
Can hitters learn to handle fast pitching the more they see 97 mph heat?
The extended exposure to high-end velocity should theoretically make hitters better against it. So, has it?
Recalibrating our impressions of pretty-okay.
We pretty much all pretty much always have an inaccurate idea of what an average slash line looks like.
Wondering whether release point affects the likelihood of getting a favorable (or unfavorable) call, and so on.
The Cubs’ pitchers are on a historical DRA-beating pace. Are there some factors that explain why some teams do this?
In April, Joe Mauer (and his sunglasses) looked as good as ever. In May, he fell back. Each month promises a very different legacy for the lifelong Twin.