Can the way a hitter is pitched help us predict a decline in performance?
Does PITCHf/x suggest that the Marlins’ injured ace should have been pulled from his final starts sooner?
Searching for evidence of the existence of the make-up call.
Could studying the way pitchers approach hitters be the key to spotting breakouts before they occur?
What can the way that pitchers have approached Albert Pujols tell us about his post-peak ups and downs?
Could PITCHf/x have held the key to preventing season-ending surgeries for two of this season’s Tommy John victims?
Mike Carp showed off a knuckleball during a rare opportunity to pitch for the Red Sox.
What can we learn about batter tendencies by studying the pitch types they see?
Ben discusses the origins and implications of baseball’s skyrocketing strikeout rate with a panel of experts including Harry Pavlidis, Rob Neyer, Brian Bannister, and Alan Nathan.
A salute to a very special group.
2013 first overall pick Mark Appel made an exhibition start in Houston, and PITCHf/x was watching.
After two years on the shelf with a shoulder injury, Michael Pineda appears to have recovered his old stuff.
New pitches and pitchers we’ve gotten glimpses of already this season.
Is there a sweet spot for velocity?
Ben, Sam, and guest Harry Pavlidis draft slow-throwing starters, and Harry explains the intricacies of classifying pitches and scouting pitchers from PITCHf/x.
Harry draws on a conversation with former big-leaguer Brian Bannister to extend his PITCHf/x research on changeups from earlier in the year.