Archive for December 2017

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?

The night-game times are a-changing as new lighting technology hits big league fields.

Exactly why do players choke up on the bat?

Well-known old scientists, meet lesser-known major league players.

Let’s compare the talents of pitchers and pilots.

Is the follow-up to the humidor doing its intended job?