Slugger Hanley Ramirez

How Has Slugger Hanley Ramirez Fueled Red Sox Hot September?

Ian York uses his unique charts to show us how slugger Hanley Ramirez has fueled Boston's September surge in the AL East standings.

Jackie Bradley Jr. in August

Ian York looks at Jackie Bradley Jr. in August to see if pitchers adjusted to him, or if he was doing anything different to cause his ineffectiveness at the plate.

The New and Improved Sandy Leon

Rick Rowand looks at the new and improved Sandy Leon, focusing on the Red Sox catcher's new stance and approach at the plate.

Sandy Leon: Hitting Machine

Ian York uses PITCHf/x and his unique charts to investigate the curious case of the Sandy Leon hitting machine.

Mookie Betts Crushes Three Homers… Again

Brandon Magee explores the history of players who have hits three home runs in one game twice in one season, as Mookie Betts did on Sunday.

The Perpetually Improving Jose Altuve

Ian York uses his unique charts to demonstrate how the Astros second baseman Jose Altuve has taken his offensive game to a new level in 2016, vaulting himself into MVP consideration.

Dustin Pedroia: The Forgotten Man

Rick Rowand writes about the overlooked Dustin Pedroia, who is putting together one of his best seasons yet getting little recognition.

Minor League Report 7/8/16: Futures Game Hitting Preview

With the All-Star break just around the corner, it's a good time to take stock of farm systems around the league. Many teams are being rewarded this season by fantastic performances by young hitters and spry hurlers. Pete Hodges...

Do Left-Handed Hitters Really Crush the Low and Inside Pitch?

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

The Evolution of Jackie Bradley Jr.

Coming into the 2016 season, Red Sox fans did not know whether their center fielder would be the hitter who didn't look capable of sticking in the majors, or one of the hottest hitters in baseball. Nearly a month...

Be Social

1,518FansLike
1,146FollowersFollow

Latest Articles

Feelin' Lucky?

Bartolo Colon is Beating Age With The Basics

Age takes it’s toll on all of us and there are many signs that can point to decline. From changing arm angles to a...

Trey Ball and Irrational Fan Expectations

People love talking about prospects. They represent hope for organizations. Sometimes, however, fans' obsession with prospects and their status goes too far. Brandon Magee...
Starter Jake Arrieta

World Series Game Two Starter Jake Arrieta

It would have been difficult for Jake Arrieta to repeat his superb 2015 season, in which he won the NL Cy Young Award with...

The Island of Misfit Teams: The Elimination of the Baltimore Orioles

It’s September, and that means the playoff races are heating up in Major League Baseball. However, not everyone makes it to the promised land....

Does a .300 Hitter Actually Hit .300? Part 2

Does a .300 hitter actually hit .300? A small sample size can make a seemingly incredible stat less than impressive, but when does a sample stop being...