Lollygagging By Tim Beckham Cost the Rays

Check the box score and you won’t find it – but check the videotape, and Beckham’s lollygagging – and its impact on the outcome – is obvious.

Rulebook 101: Was Courtney Hawkins’s Route To First Base Legal?

Rick Rowand determines if the umpires made the correct decision when they called Courtney Hawkins safe following his unconventional route to first base.

What’s The Difference Between The Baseline and The Basepath?

Rick Rowand explains what the difference is between the baseline and the basepath in light of the current issues brought on by the Chase Utley incidents.

Mookie and the Cutch: Part 2

Mookie Betts has had an impressive first half to his first full year in the majors, even drawing some comparisons to Andrew McCutchen. While that is some high praise, it may be heaping a bit too much on the...

Watching a Game with the Run Expectancy Matrix

Lee Gregory shows how the Run Expectancy Matrix can inform us when it is a good idea for a baserunner to advance or stay put.

hWAR: The Value Of Hustling

The vast majority of baseball games are determined by the team that better executes on the mound, in the batter’s box, or in the field. However, sometimes a game is decided based upon one player’s hustling. Lee Gregory looks...

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