It’s the 9th inning; your team is clinging to a one-run lead on the road with two outs. As first baseman, it’s your job to pretty much just play catch with your teammates and not screw anything up, but there’s a problem. The left fielder and former teammate you despise has stepped into the batter’s…
Advice to help you avoid being steered off course by April results.
A retrospective on the flashes in pans that briefly became big stories in 2013.
Russell reruns the numbers to determine when hitter stats stabilize.
Nick Johnson: hitless in April, hero in May (plus .400 OBP update).
Great small-sample seasons might not be the most valuable, but they’re often among the most entertaining.
It’s too early to look at statistical leaderboards, but sometimes we have to anyway.
We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again: it’s best not to get too worked up over the first week’s worth of action.
A few young starters have dazzled us early, but some similar starts last season proved to be false ones.