BP’s mechanics guru takes a break from breaking down pitchers to analyze their brethren behind the plate.
Look at the A’s record. Now look at the Tigers record. Now read this.
Is something about Salvador Perez’s catching technique costing the Royals runs?
Tom Tango wants YOU to submit a scouting report for your favorite team.
Ben and Sam thank their listeners for being more numerous than Astros fans who watch the team on TV, dissect Wilin Rosario’s defense, and pick the most likely candidates for 2013 Comeback Player of the Year.
Ben and Sam discuss Yadier Molina’s career year, catcher defense, and catcher aging, then talk about Omar Vizquel and the point at which clubhouse chemistry can’t cancel out poor on-field production.
Ben and Sam discuss the Tigers’ predictably bad defense and the unpredictably bad Brandon Wood.
Ben and Sam discuss Austin Jackson’s excellent catch, whether he’s the best defensive center fielder in baseball, and whether it’s even possible to decide one way or another, then dissect Seattle’s eight-game winning streak to see if it’s the start of something good or a fluke that will soon be forgotten.
Answers to some of the most unanswerable and most easily answerable questions about baseball on the internet.
Ben and Sam discuss the fallout from the Ryan Dempster debacle and a fascinating factoid about the Phillies’ staff.
BIS addressed one problem with their defensive metric that was making Brett Lawrie look better than he is.
Max crunches the numbers and comes up with the top 10 catchers of the 2012 season based on overall value both at and behind the plate.
Is the shifty Brett Lawrie truly the amazing fielder that some defensive metrics claim he is?
He’s no Josh Hamilton, but Rangers outfielder Craig Gentry might be better than you think he is.
Some musings about who’s fielding the ball.
While third base is often considered an offense-heavy position now, last year proved to be a major down season.