Archive for July 2014

The difference between a perfect game and a one-hit shutout is negligible. But the emotion we pour into that tiny difference is immense.

There’s a rule covering how major league ballparks are supposed to be aligned. Few follow it.

Do teams re-sign only their healthy players? The answer may surprise you.

As Zack’s mental state becomes more fragile, he remembers a difficult encounter with his dad.

You can’t breathe without hearing about your team’s top prospects. The glut of information skews perceptions, but there is a more rational way to look at the next big thing.

A new book about the Southern League brings back a lot of fond memories.

Approaching a century in Wrigley Field, the Cubs are without a World Series title. But they had the horses in the 1970s.

How past failures in other places have helped shape an offensive juggernaut in Toronto.

Taking a look at the anatomy of some wrist injuries to see if hitting style makes them more likely.

How much credit should the pitcher get for reining in runners? Here’s a framework for figuring that out.