Archive for April 2018

The physics of the home run boom offer many explanations, all of which are worthy of investigation.

What effect will the adoption of the humidor have on league-wide home run rates?

How do the atmospheric conditions of Arizona and Florida influence preseason stats?

Can a machine really call balls and strikes more accurately (and quickly) than a human?

Is the ball carrying more at Dodger Stadium?

Topspin, backspin, sidespin? What in the heck does this pitch do?

Practice makes perfect. So what are we trying to perfect?

Just like baseball, the bat flip is a simple thing that becomes wonderfully complex.

Well, of course it’s late – and here’s why.

How much rise could a fastball rise if a fastball could rise up?