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.
Joseph Ferraiola compares the old Eric Thames with the new Eric Thames in an attempt to figure out what’s different this time around.
Ian York uses his unique charts to show us how slugger Hanley Ramirez has fueled Boston’s September surge in the AL East standings.
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.
Rick Rowand writes about the overlooked Dustin Pedroia, who is putting together one of his best seasons yet getting little recognition.
Rick Rowand figures out whether or not left-handed hitters really crush the low and inside pitch using graphics by Ian York.
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.