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Jonathan Lucroy, MLB’s most underrated catcher

It’s time we start appreciating just how good Milwaukee’s Jonathan Lucroy is.

The business of baseball: Chicago Cubs

Will the Cubs financial situation get in the way of their plans to renovate Wrigley Field and field a competitive club?

Guys who should be bunting

Bunting catches a lot of flack from the sabermetric community, and rightly so. But are there players for whom bunting would be more beneficial to their team than swinging away on average?

Austin Hedges could be next catcher-defense hero

As the importance of pitch-framing and overall backstop defense become better understood, the Padres' Austin Hedges may be the next catcher to be perceived as having great value regardless of what he does offensively.

Eovaldi throws hard. Are better results coming?

Nathan Eovaldi throws pretty hard, but where are the results?

The bases loaded bunt

When you think of the sacrifice bunt, you think about weak hitting middle infielders with runners on first and second with nobody out. Sometimes, things are a little less predictable.

Tracking instant replay results

Following how umpires have fared through the first week of instant replay.

Do the best-hitting catchers of 2013 frame well?

Offense-first catchers are a valuable rarity, but how many of them can also frame pitches? We're taking a look at the top five hitters behind the dish from 2013.

Garrett Richards: Breakout candidate?

Angels pitcher Garrett Richards finally gets a chance to spread his wings, is 2014 the season he finally breaks out?

Salazar and other elite, young K artists

A look at Danny Salazar and the other 23-year-old pitchers in baseball history who struck batters out at the highest rate, a group that includes Stephen Strasburg, Sam McDowell, Sandy Koufax, Clayton Kershaw.

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