San Francisco’s second-half free fall is one of the biggest in baseball history and it’s hard to explain.
The luckiest and unluckiest teams of the year and the era.
Inspired by this year’s Rangers, let’s make a Franken-stat.
The best Septembers ever, when the best Septembers ever were required.
(not the good kind)
The best players we thought were irrelevant.
A great September can mean everything, or it can mean nothing.
Baseball’s move beyond seat-of-your-pants, gut-feel baserunning is good for winning and good for Vince Coleman’s records.
Modern baseball is smarter, which isn’t always as fun.
Groundball pitchers seem like a good thing, but does DRA agree?
Given two lousy choices, managers are increasingly choosing one of them.
Recognizing the previously unrecognized (and unrecognizable).
For two decades, innings-per-start has been relatively stable across major-league baseball. Not this year.
When it comes to the standings on the first day of the second half, what you see is *mostly* what you get.
In search of reverse Lirianos in the batter’s box.