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Ian York demonstrates umpire strike zones can be tracked, contrasted and compared across baseball through scientific data analysis of PITCHf/x data.

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Brandon Magee explains why climbing the walls can be acceptable behavior from time to time, using a play by Anthony Rizzo as an example.

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Rick Rowand figures out whether or not left-handed hitters really crush the low and inside pitch using graphics by Ian York.

Major League Baseball Player Contracts Are Non-Linear

With Major League Baseball player contracts growing year by year, Tony Kosinski and Justin Gorman look to figure out what the value of large deals is.

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