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Kyle Hendricks Winning the ERA Title Despite a Sub-90 Average Fastball Velocity

Posted on 1 Sep, 2016, by in MLB

In only his third year as a starting pitcher, Kyle Hendricks of the Chicago Cubs in on pace to end up leading MLB in ERA. If it does happen, he’ll be the first pitcher since data started being kept on pitch type 14 years ago to finish with the lowest ERA while averaging fastball velocity that’s under 90 mph. More

2016 MLB Season – Best Players of July

Posted on 1 Aug, 2016, by in MLB

The month of July is behind us, which gives us an opportunity to look at some of the best performers over the last 30 days, including a surprising Joey Votto with terrific power hitting for the Cincinnati Reds, and the incredibly difficult to hit Stephen Strasburg, coming back from another as good as ever. More

2016 MLB Season – Starting Pitchers Still Undefeated

Posted on 20 May, 2016, by in MLB

The Baseball season is still young, but as we’re approaching late May, four pitchers remain undefeated through at least seven starts and 40 innings pitched: Chris Sale of the Chicago White Sox, Stephen Strasburg of the Washington Nationals, Jake Arrieta of the Chicago Cubs and Josh Tomlin of the Cleveland Indians. More

St. Louis Cardinals – Better Than Last Season?

Posted on 23 Aug, 2012, by in MLB

The World Series champion St. Louis Cardinals just might be better this season than they were last year, with Albert Pujols and Tony La Russa, when they went into the postseason as a wildcard team and went on to beat the Texas Rangers in 7 games. This year, all the stats show this team is better in 2012, but the win-loss record tells us different. More

Hitters Can Have Perfect Games Too (Josh Hamilton Four Home Runs)

Posted on 9 May, 2012, by in MLB

Josh Hamilton makes a great story even if you put aside his ability and achievements on the field. A recovering drug addict and alcoholic, sometimes baseball and his ability to produce is the second thing people think of when they hear his name. But not on perfect nights like these. Not when he hits four home runs and breaks the AL record for total bases reached. More

Albert Pujols Finally Has a Home Run (Blue Jays vs Angles)

Posted on 7 May, 2012, by in MLB

Albert Pujols isn’t exactly back to his old self, the one who won World Series rings and MVP’s when playing for the Cardinals, but getting a home run, his first of the season, his first in Angels uniform, is a good way to start getting back on track, for him and his team. More

Matt Kemp’s April One of the Best Ever; Albert Pujols Goes Through His Worst

Posted on 1 May, 2012, by in MLB

Matt Kemp isn’t having the best April of all-time, despite what some people are saying without actually checking the stat sheets of anything that happened before 2012. Still, the Los Angeles Dodgers’ Center Fielder has been having an incredible start on the right side of LA, while Albert Pujols is struggling in Anaheim and his first season in the AL. More

Jose Reyes & Miguel Cabrera Win NL & AL Batting Titles

Posted on 29 Sep, 2011, by in MLB

The AL Wild Card Race (eventually won by the Tampa Bay Rays) wasn’t the only thing decided on the final day of the 2011 MLB Season. The batting title in the NL went to Jose Reyes, the first Mets player in history to lead the league in batting average with a .337 to Ryan Braun’s .332. Miguel Cabrera of the Detroit Tigers won the AL batting title with .344. More

Dan Uggla, the Streak, and His Place in History

Posted on 9 Aug, 2011, by in MLB

Dan Uggla, probably the worst hitter in the Majors during the first three months of the season. Since July 5? A 29 game hitting streak. More

MLB Opening Day Starters by Nationality (Infographic)

Posted on 26 Jul, 2011, by in Featured

An Infographic showing the 284 Opening Day starters in the 2011 MLB season by their birthplace. More