Hitting Statistical Analysis

Hitting Statistical Analysis

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.

Boston Red Sox April Offense Outperforms Expectations

The offseason plan for the Red Sox was clearly pitching as they went splashed into the free-agent market for a starter before trading to turn their bullpen into one of the best in baseball. However, their lineup has kept the team...

The Atlanta Braves Offensive Offense

It's no secret that the Braves are no longer the top-notch organization they were in the 1990s. Although they do have some interesting talent, they lack offensive talent to a unique extent. Brandon Magee looks back in baseball history...

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Minor League Report 4/14/17: There’s No Place Like the Road

Brandon Magee chronicles the early season struggles of the Hartford Yard Goats, who finally have a home, but have yet to win there.

The Shaq Thompson Pitching and Defensive All-Stars

The minor league baseball season is coming to an end, and soon the playoffs will start and awards will be given. However, there are...

ALDS Preview: Ghosts of Playoffs Past and Present

Rick Rowand explains why the Boston Red Sox and Cleveland Indians American League Division Series is filled with ghosts of playoffs past and present.
Giants Walked Off

NLDS Game 3 Recap: Giants Walk Off in 13th

Pete Hodges recaps Game 3 of the NLDS between the Chicago Cubs and San Francisco Giants in which the Giants walked off to preserve their playoff lives.

Boston Red Sox Acquire Closer Craig Kimbrel

The 2015 Boston Red Sox had many problems, and one of those was the bullpen. Although the team had (and still has) Koji Uehara...