Research

Biggest differences between FIP- and ERA-

Often a pitcher's FIP- and ERA- will be similar, but not always. How many seasons show significant differences between the two?

Non-closers in save situations

A recent BTBS study found no difference between closers' performance in close and late games and their performance in all other situations. Does the same relation hold when we look at other relievers' performance?

Measuring a team's offensive efficiency.

We know about a team's defensive efficiency (turning balls in play into outs) but what about a measure of offensive efficiency (turning baserunners into runs)? Here is an exploration of the idea.

IFH and BUH Aging

A 40-year old Ichiro has to have slowed down some since his debut in the majors. But how has this affected ability to reach on infield and bunt hits?

K% and GB% and their effects on performance

If we can control for one variable, can we discover which affects performance more?

Should you build your team with money or talent?

Do high payrolls really lead to winning more games? Do strong farm systems build consistent winners? Take a look at some multi-year trends in baseball and decide how you would build your ideal team!.

Analyzing throws to first

Have you ever wondered how often pitchers throw to first?

Is 3000 the new 200 for pitchers?

Should the 200 inning limit be replaced with the 3000 pitch count limit for starting pitchers?

Summarizing prospect walk and strikeout analysis

The summary post of the series using historical prospect lists. Which current prospects have helped their chances at Major League success based on their walks and strikeouts?

The Other 20/20/20 Club

20 doubles, 20 triples, and 20 homers in a season is generally thought of as an impressive accomplishment for a player. For the sabermetrically inclined among us, there's another group with the same name that's just as impressive.

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