Jun 30, 2021
Physics in Real Life: Bombs Hidden within the Bender
Hitters are often told by their coaches to “hunt the fastball,” to look to drive a fastball rather than seek out a breaking ball that…
Jun 28, 2021
Lucas Giolito’s Secret Weapon is a… High Changeup?
Lucas Giolito has a pitch in his arsenal that when thrown up in the zone produces a whiff rate of 30.7%, a batting average against…
Jun 24, 2021
The Curse of the Triple Play
Why was I screaming at my TV in agony as the Yankees turned their first triple play of the year on May 21st to get…
May 26, 2021
Let’s Check In On Vlad Jr.
In his 2019 Big Board update, Fangraphs’ prospect expert Eric Longenhagen only awarded one player a future value of 65+ in both his future hit…
May 25, 2021
Identifying Overlooked Position Players with K-Means Clustering
Baseball analytics have long been focused on helping teams gain a competitive advantage by finding players their competitors have overlooked for one reason or another….
May 24, 2021
Presenting a Baseball Paper
This is a video presentation on a project Johnny Asel did for school on the effectiveness of bunts and stolen bases producing more runs
May 20, 2021
Where did their Spin go?
Usually when a pitcher adds more spin to his fastball you see a relatively similar increase in velocity; however, these 5 pitchers go against this…
May 19, 2021
Karinchak had Glasnow’s Curveball… and Said No
In his abbreviated rookie year, James Karinchak dominated out of the Cleveland Indians’ bullpen. He was a little wild, but striking out 48.6% of batters…
May 14, 2021
My Friend Logan Made his MLB Debut Last Night
It was pretty cool to see Logan take the mound in his first big league game last night against the Indians, and I know he…
May 13, 2021
Why Pitchers Get Better Once They Leave Pittsburgh
While the Pirates franchise did have a relatively successful stretch during the mid-2010’s by their standards, the teams motivation to cut payroll and stockpile prospect…
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