Sample Size Watch, Part Two: Walks
by 19 May 2017, 1:35 PM
Wil Myers doesn’t walk, he trots. Which hitters have added the base on balls to their skill set, and who else is on the decline?
The Yankees’ Other ‘Aaron’ Is Certainly Worth Mentioning
by 16 May 2017, 10:55 AM
After losing the starting right-field spot to Judge, Aaron Hicks has nonetheless showed up and showed out.
The Trailblazer Series: MLB’s First All-Girls Tournament
by 1 May 2017, 1:30 PM
The Trailblazer Series, MLB’s first all-girl tournament, is the first step in the right direction.
Sample Size Watch, Part One: Strikeouts
by 1 May 2017, 1:15 PM
Aaron Judge is making contact and Edwin Encarnacion is not. Is it still too early to care? Maybe not.
Does Catching Help Plate Discipline?
by 27 April 2017, 4:50 PM
Catchers spend hundreds of hours crouched behind the strike zone, but does that experience help them see the ball better when hitting?
Could Changes In Mechanics Bring Kenta Maeda Back?
by 27 April 2017, 3:30 PM
April has been rough for the Dodgers, and Kenta Maeda’s poor start has hampered the team. Can he bounce back?
Reliever Usage: Strategic Or Financial?
by 27 April 2017, 11:20 AM
As relief aces rather than closers, pitchers like Justin Wilson become more valuable and, counterintuitively, more affordable for their teams.
Eric Thames: Bargain Or Bust?
by 26 April 2017, 1:00 PM
The Brewers’ Eric Thames is posting video game numbers this season, making his 3-year contract look like a steal already.
How Travis D’Arnaud’s Bat Will Cancel His Arm
by 12 April 2017, 3:39 PM
Though his arm is pitiful, Travis D’Arnaud need not be a game-breaking hitter to merit a starting job with the Mets.
Reinventing Yourself With Craig Breslow
by 30 March 2017, 2:05 PM
Craig Breslow dropped his arm angle…and did his best to make his offerings match those of Zach Britton and Andrew Miller.
Covering Recoveries, Part Two: Three Key Injury Comebacks in the National League
by 21 March 2017, 9:36 PM
We missed you, A.J.! Pollock is among three difference-makers in the National League returning from injury.
Covering Recoveries: Three Key Injury Comebacks In The American League
by 13 March 2017, 10:00 AM
Have you forgotten about these guys? Three AL players coming back from injury who can make — or break — their teams’ fortunes.
Everything You Need To Know About The 2017 WBC (Pt. 2)
by 1 March 2017, 9:36 AM
Part two of the Sports Quotient’s 2017 World Baseball Classic preview, featuring Australia, China, Cuba, and Japan.
Everything You Need To Know About The 2017 WBC (Pt. 1)
by 26 February 2017, 10:00 AM
Part one of the Sports Quotient’s 2017 World Baseball Classic preview, featuring Chinese Taipei, Israel, the Netherlands, and South Korea.
A Definitive Look At Some Professional Athletes’ Attempts At Music
by 18 February 2017, 3:30 PM
A purely subjective and absolutely conclusive review of a few professional athletes’ forays into the world of music.
Why MLB’s Instant Replay, And Not The Intentional Walk, Should Be Altered
by 11 February 2017, 3:30 PM
Major League Baseball might soon be doing away with the intentional walk to speed up the game, but they should be more worried about instant replay.
Joey Bats Didn’t Get $150 Million
by 10 February 2017, 11:30 AM
At least he got more than the qualifying offer.
Odd Man Out: Where Trevor Brown Fits With The San Francisco Giants
by 2 February 2017, 6:49 PM
Giants’ catcher Trevor Brown is out of a job after the team signed Nick Hundley. Does he still have a future with the team?
Could The Colorado Rockies Be Good In 2017?
by 19 January 2017, 11:20 AM
The Colorado Rockies have gone seven years without a winning season, but after some careful drafts and signings, win #82 might finally be in reach.
The SQ Guide To Varsity Villainy: Grading The Most Nefarious Individuals In Pro Sports