Why bringing an end to the strikeout scourge might require some three-dimensional thinking.
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.
It didn’t take long for Pirates starter Gerrit Cole to start to miss more bats.
How pitchers can throw more pitches inside the strike zone and walk more batters (and vice versa).
Ben and Sam discuss whether the A’s all-rookie rotation bodes well for their future, then talk about whether the average strikeout rate has risen too high.
The pitcher with the lowest strikeout rate in baseball faced the best hitter in the big leagues three times. One of those times, the pitcher won.
You love reading about baseball players pushing the boundaries of baseball play, which is what Aaron Cook is doing right now.
If it doesn’t look like a Twin, soft-toss like a Twin, or pitch to contact like a Twin, it’s probably not a Twin.
Two starting pitchers are putting up elite strikeout rates this year, without adding new pitches or heaps of velocity. This is how.