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.
The Pirates’ struggles this year might have more to do with the entire rest of the league than Pittsburgh’s pitchers themselves.
The season you’re watching right now might end up unlike any season you’ve ever seen before.
Recognizing the best players who were non-going concerns during our last book-editing season.
If baseball was different, how different was it?
Did groundball pitchers have the same impact in the past that they do today?
Which offensive stat is most important to a hitter’s value? Not the one you may think.
Is Bill James right about groundball pitchers?
Preempting a bunch of Chicago Cubs hot takes.
The teams that are doing things radically different than last year, and whether they mean anything.
When runners are in scoring position, home runs go down, while everything else–including doubles and triples–goes up. Why?
Is Pittsburgh vs. Cincinnati turning into a turf war, on a global scale? We’d rather hear both sides of the tale.