(Kathy Willens / AP) by Patrick Barron Ever wonder why strikeouts are more important for pitchers than for hitters?
(Getty Images) by Max Brill Let me start by offering a comparison of three relief pitchers: A quick note on ERA+: it’s a metric that takes a pitcher’s total contribution on the mound and attempts to encompass it in one go by normalizing the pitcher’s ERA for park effects and era the pitcher played in.
(Keith Allison / Wikimedia Commons) by Ducan Wallis This is the third installment of a multi-article series about the true value of the best MLB players.
(Sports Illustrated) by Duncan Wallis This is the second installment of a multi-article series about the true value of the best MLB players.
(USA TODAY Sports) Welcome to our sixth and final off-season preview! Find out what your favorite NL West teams are up to this winter.