The O’s first baseman goes oppo on a pitch off the plate.
First episode of Fringe Average: A Baseball Prospectus podcast with Jason Parks & Mike Ferrin. The two answer email questions, talk about Major and Minor League Baseball, and occassionaly comment on popular culture.
An in-depth look at what Darvish does well and what he’s doing differently.
The tater trots for April 2: Yu Darvish’s near-perfect night, Pete Kozma might cause a divorce.
Perfect games in Japan are down.
Ben and Sam answer listener emails about whether we should let where and for how much a player signs influence how we expect him to play, then revisit their team predictions from the end of last season and discuss what started the sabermetric revolution.
News and notes from around the league for April 3, 2013
Cole Hamels, CC Sabathia, and other aces disappointed their owners on Opening Day, but there is no reason to sell low.
Now that even big-market teams are signing young players to long-term deals, can extensions still give small-market teams an edge?
Closing out the spring with scouting reports from the minor-league camps.
Yu Darvish just missed a perfect game against the Astros yesterday. Today, Robinson Cano will be key in a matchup against Clay Buchholz and the Red Sox.
The 2013 season has just begun, but the BP staff is looking ahead at players who may be hitting milestones this year.
The scoop on of the strangest home runs you’ll see hit this season.