Category: Baseball Strategy

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Rox Run Prevention With Kevin Pillar

One of this past week’s less publicized trades was the deal that sent center fielder Kevin Pillar to the Colorado Rockies. It’s not immediately clear what Boston will receive in return for “Superman” beyond the […]

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Tim Locastro and the Merit of Ground Balls

It’s common knowledge that ground balls are far from productive batted balls. Pitchers strive to balloon their ground ball rate, reducing risky fly balls and line drives. Pitchers can often supplement low strikeout rates with […]

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Catchers (And Umpires) Are Remarkably Consistent

At every level of baseball, there’s much concern over a catcher’s health. There is less discussion on the in-game impact of those rigours than there is on how it affects durability. Any major league roster […]