Archive for August 2018

What is the best technique for measuring spin?

Is the baseball really responsible for this season’s home run surge?

Updating an old prediction with new data to determine how a cigar container will work in the desert.

Doing the math once again to figure out the increase in home runs.

Using Statcast data to study the flight of a baseball.

Ted Williams knew how to hit. No, really, physics confirms it. SCIENCE!

What pitch type can be hit the farthest, and how is that accomplished?

Why did two seemingly similar home runs carry so differently?

On April 29, 2011, during the top of the fifth inning of a Toronto at New York game, Yankee pitcher Freddy Garcia threw a split-fingered fastball to the Jay’s Juan Rivera. A video of the pitch was captured by YES-MO, the high-speed video camera from the Yankees television broadcast, with sufficient resolution to allow both […]