Monthly Archives: March 2019

Luis Avilan brings unique pitching approach

It is rare for a left-handed pitcher to throw a changeup to left-handed hitters. Avilan defies the norm.

Stat of the Week: Who were baseball’s top overachievers & underachievers in 2018

Mookie Betts, Giancarlo Stanton and A.J. Pollock are among those on our lists.

Athletics got an ‘A’ for their shift defense in 2018

The Athletics were among the best in the majors, even though they didn’t do it all that often.

Two Trades Overshadow an Eventful Start to Free Agency

Odell Beckham Jr. and Antonio Brown figure to make huge impacts with their new teams.

Finding Candidates for a Four-Man Outfield

Four-man outfields may be more common in 2019. Which hitters are candidates to face the strategy?

Stat of the Week: Running on Bryce Harper’s arm

Teams ran on Bryce Harper with a lot of success last season. But he wasn’t the only superstar with that issue. Here’s a look at the leaders/trailers in outfield arm effectiveness.