The Red Sox are hiring an Analyst to work in their Baseball Analytics department.
Called strikes on 3-0 counts simply aren’t as valuable as called strikes on 0-2 counts.
Pitchers’ spin rates are creeping back to their former heights.
40 years ago, a term reverberated across a continent.
To deny the universality of Mudcat is to deny a key part of the American experience.
We’re in the middle of a Wade Miley Renaissance. How he effected it is both clear and mysterious.
The Savannah Bananas were in the black in 2020—when no baseball teams were profitable. Their (open) secret is a radical desire to make baseball as fun as possible.
The Trenton Thunder are one of the 42 minor league teams that lost their major league baseball affiliation. This is part of their story.
How modern baseball is shifting definitions
Various factors make respective games harder or easier for an umpire to call correctly.
He wanted to be a two-way player. His 2021 season is more than storybook—it’s a dream come true.
Many players pitch and hit as amateurs. What makes the transition to professional baseball so arduous?
We can’t simply ask pitchers to throw at 85 percent. It has to be incentivized, by carrot and stick.
MLB has problems that need fixing, many of them of their own making, which makes it impossible to trust that they can actually fix those issues.