How many of the last millenium’s burning baseball questions remain unanswered over a decade down the road?
The calendar has advanced, but baseball’s probabilistic nature ensures that calling team win totals hasn’t gotten much easier.
A good front office just got better.
Keith translates his optimism about the chances of this year’s BoSox into VORP, and concludes that the wait for the team’s next championship could be a short one indeed.
Keith checks in with all kinds of fun facts from the completed season.
Keith explains our new stat features, and how you can put them to good use
Keith sees what he can learn from a database of pitch data, wondering if plate appearances today require more pitches than they did in “the good old days.”
Keith revisits relief pitcher stat categories armed with some new information from our play-by-play database.
With Tim Wakefield’s personal catcher Doug Mirabelli traded to San Diego, Keith wonders how successful the personal catcher strategy really is.
Ever need a simple expected runs matrix on the fly? Keith has one for you.
Keith outdoes himself. Again.
Keith catches up with reader mail from his two most recent columns.
Keith returns for some venting about an often meaningless reliever statistic.
We salute those players who most resembled Rob Deer in 2005.
Keith Woolner continues our Setting the Stage series by looking at the randomness involved with predicting standings within a division.
Which player best evoked the spirit of Rob Deer to win the 2004 Three True Outcomes title? Keith Woolner takes a look.