One of our finest analytical minds says farewell and rides off into the sabermetric sunset to join an MLB team, introducing our newest addition in the process.
The hit-and-run is much maligned as a small-ball tactic, but it’s a surprisingly successful strategy.
Mike continues his investigation of HITf/x data to glean more insights into whether pitchers can prevent hits on balls in play.
When a batter and pitch face off, which has a greater effect on how hard the ball is hit, and what can that tell us about pitcher BABIP?
When is hot truly hot, and when is it not?
In case you missed Mike Fast’s extraordinary research into quantifying the heretofore hidden contributions of catchers, we’re moving it back to the top of the list for the weekend.
Does the way an umpire positions himself behind home plate affect the boundaries of his strike zone?
What factors determine how often hitters take one for the team?
Dissecting Craig Counsell’s 45-at-bat hitless streak