MLB Analysis & Sabermetrics

The hidden value of the Dexter Fowler trade

There were assumptions made about what trading Dexter Fowler in the offseason would mean for the Rockies, not all of which have proven to be correct.

A closer look at Scott Kazmir's triceps tightness

We look at the role of the triceps muscle in throwing through the lens of Scott Kazmir's last start.

Astros Hitters have been Unlucky

Stat of the Day: Jason Castro will not hit at the Mendoza line for long.

What's wrong with the Athletics' bullpen?

The A's were supposed to have one of the best bullpens in baseball, but the closer-by-committee isn't getting the job done. What gives?

Breaking down Felix Doubront's struggles

Felix Doubront has not started off the season hot through three starts, despite flashes of excellence in the recent past. So, what's happening to the Boston lefty?

*Shelby Miller is back, maybe

After a disappointing finish to 2013, Shelby Miller did not pitch well in his first two outings of 2014, leading to questions about his performance for the rest of the season. A positive start against Milwaukee eased some minds, but questions remain.

The Dying Pinch Hitter

Is roster optimization killing the situational specialist? Or is situational hitting the next great market inefficiency?

Who else needs a contract extension?

The Padres locked up Jedd Gyorko to a contract extension. Extensions like his are becoming more frequent within baseball. Here is a look at some other players that should be considered for extensions.

How to get Alex Avila out

Alex Avila has shown some interesting tendencies at the plate during his career.

Is it time to worry about the Rays offense?

They've scored only 3.2 runs per game, and two runs or less in half of the fourteen games they've played this season. Only five players have hit at an above average rate, and one of them, Sean...

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