We're back! This time, The Bullpen's Eric Bernstein is sharing his interview with Tim Mead, the President of the Hall of Fame & Museum. Check it out!
"Stress" is a way of characterizing how much of a pitcher's workload has been compressed into high pitch count outings. The higher the stress ratings over the course of a pitcher's career, the higher likelihood of arm injuries. Stress = Pitcher Abuse Points(PAP)/# of Pitches PAP = (# of Pitches -100)^3 According to Keith Woolner,... Continue Reading →
Batting average is a measure of a hitter's performance, and is calculated by dividing a player's hits by their total at-bats, over a period of time. Batting averages can range from .000 (NO hits in all at-bats) and 1.000 (a hit in EVERY at-bat). In the absence of walks, reaching a base on errors, or... Continue Reading →
Last week, we discussed what a “Hit” was. It is crucial to understand this before we dive into these conditions, as each condition is a type of hit. A single (1B) or base hit occurs when the batter hits the ball into play and reaches 1st base safely. In order for a batter to be... Continue Reading →
In baseball, a "hit" is simply a condition in which the batter hits the ball into play and (at least) reaches 1st base safely. "Safely" means the batter reached a base without being tagged with the ball first or beat to the base by a defensive player in possession of the ball, or reached the... Continue Reading →
Baseball season is right around the corner and we can not be more excited! Check out this article for all of the ins and outs of Spring Training in Arizona.
The target is on the Red Sox' backs from the start this 2019 season, but what other teams should we be looking out for?
Coming off back-to-back losing seasons, the Giants need to make some changes to get younger. By trading for young, athletic players the Giants can create more financial flexibility and hope these young players develop into stars.
The Mets have been very active this offseason. Signing catcher Wilson Ramos is their most recent move. Here's why he was the best value available to them.
Bryce Harper is going to get a record contract this offseason. We take a closer look at MLB's most marketable superstar and the stats that represent the player behind the showman.