Archive for August 2018

How can a hitter be worth zero WAR? Let us count the ways.

How many major leaguers have managed to play their way home?

Bartolo Colon’s record prompts a short history of Latin American pitchers in the majors.

The Nationals have shown great improvement since the Pyramid System was conceived.

What is the best technique for measuring spin?

An unremarkable player’s career was touched by tangential greatness.

After several players’ offensive tweets surfaced, fans from historically marginalized backgrounds are left wondering about their place in the game.

How well does this new plan work, and could we see it in the majors some day?

Which approach gets the ball in from the outfield more quickly: an air throw or a bounce throw?

An insider’s account of baseball’s annual paean to its history.