Max examines all the factors that influence pitch velocity, lays out his simple and complex approaches to making PITCHf/x information more accurate, and determines how hard the Nationals are really throwing.
Being weak on one side of the field hasn’t doomed teams like the Nationals and Braves.
Though Bryce Harper’s reputation leaves many questioning his maturity, his Nationals teammates have embraced him.
Which NL starters are off to a worse start than the Angels’ not-yet-sluggy first baseman?
Bryce Harper’s presence and early contributions gives the Nationals a happy glimpse into the future.
Ryan Zimmerman’s injury leads to Bryce Harper getting the call.
The Nationals rotation throws harder than any staff in baseball has over the past few seasons, and that just might win them the NL East.
Scott Baker gets bad news, while Drew Storen has surgery on his elbow.
Is the Nationals’ great right-handed hope Stephen Strasburg really limited to 160 innings this season? To find out, BP goes straight to the source.
Jason Heyward takes a step forward, while Mat Latos and Gio Gonzalez are looking to get the ball rolling with their new clubs.
Stephen Strasburg’s pitch count sails into uncharted territory during a matchup against the Mets on Wednesday.
Which player do scouts feel is the best unknown major leaguer?
Chipper Jones returns from the DL, while others progress in their rehab or see their season come to an end.
Checking out injury updates around the league.
Multiple pitchers took a step forward in their injury rehabilitation.