Hitting Statistical Analysis

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Andrew Benintendi Slump

Should Red Sox Fans Be Concerned with Andrew Benintendi’s Slump?

Ian York looks at Andrew Benintendi's recent slump to figure out if it is something for the Red Sox to be concerned about or just something the rookie can work through.

Are the New York Yankees Overachieving?

Baseball’s best and brightest pundits forecasted the 2017 Yankees as a middling team, with very few picking them to even secure a playoff spot, and almost no one giving them a chance to make noise in October. However, as...
Pablo Sandoval

Pablo Sandoval: The Fat Man In The Bathtub With The Blues

Rick Rowand explores the weakest link that Pablo Sandoval displays in his game - not his fielding, but hitting from the right side of the plate.
Eric Thames

What is Different About Eric Thames in This Go Around MLB?

Joseph Ferraiola compares the old Eric Thames with the new Eric Thames in an attempt to figure out what's different this time around.
Mike Trout

Revisiting the 2016 AL MVP Mookie Betts – Mike Trout Race; Now with a...

Ah, the 2016 Most Valuable Player race, a contest in Major League Baseball’s junior circuit that seemed to further the widening gap between baseball’s average fan and its sabermetric community. It was ultimately won by Los Angeles Angels outfielder...
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.

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.

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 Aging Curve in Major League Baseball

Ian York examines debut age and how the aging curve in major league baseball impacts playing time and longevity through Xander Bogaerts and Mookie Betts.

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NLDS Game 4 Recap: Dodgers Victory Sends Series Back to Capital

Dave McCullough recaps Game 4 of the NLDS between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Washington Nationals, where the Dodgers victory resulted in the series going back to Washington for Game 5.

The Island of Misfit Teams: The Elimination of the Oakland Athletics

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....

A Choice, Not an Echo: The Case of John Farrell

The Boston Red Sox signed the top free agent on the market and acquired not one, but two back-end of the bullpen pieces to...
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ALDS Game 2 Starter: Cleveland Indians Corey Kluber

Ian York analyzes the Cleveland Indians Corey Kluber in anticipation of his matchup with the Boston Red Sox in Game 2 of the 2016 ALDS.

2016 To Be The End For David Ortiz

Fans of the Boston Red Sox have been blessed over the last 13 seasons with one of the best hitters of all time serving as...