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July 28, 2011

Adam Dunn’s Historically Bad Season: At the NY Times, B-R’s Neil Paine writes about just how historically bad Adam Dunn’s 2011 has been.

July 21, 2011

Has Jake Peavy Had Bad Luck This Year?: At Cybermetrics, Cyril Morong digs into this year’s numbers for Jake Peavy… Despite a horrific ERA, Peavy’s OBP & SLG allowed are below the league average.

June 30, 2011

The Best Thing About Baseball: Getting philosophical about baseball, Adam Dunn, and randomness at South Side Sox.

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June 29, 2011

Adam Dunn and the Worst Designated Hitter Seasons in MLB History: Jason Lisk of The Big Lead lists the 9 worst OPS+ seasons ever by full-time DHs who, like Dunn, had solid track records as hitters going into the bad season.

June 28, 2011

Carlos Quentin – Best Ever?: Fangraphs’ Eno Sarris noticed that Carlos Quentin is on pace to own the highest rate of HBP per PA of any hitter ever.

June 27, 2011

Dear Adam Dunn: Stop Stinking: Fangraphs’ Eric Seidman compares Dunn 2011 to other massive single-season isolated power drop-offs.

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June 22, 2011

Is there hope for Wells and Dunn?: With Adam Dunn and Vernon Wells in the midst of two of the 20 worst single-season OPS drop-offs ever, ESPN’s Dan Szymborski looks to history and wonders if players on the wrong side of 30 who decline like this ever bounce back.

May 27, 2011

John Danks and Sticking to the Instructions: Despite the superficial results, Danks hasn’t really pitched worse in 2011 than previous seasons, writes Michael Barr of Roto Hardball.

May 20, 2011

Gordon Beckham Is Broken: David Golebiewski of Fangraphs on Gordon Beckham‘s eroding plate discipline.

May 19, 2011

Alex Rios: Jeffrey Gross of THT breaks down Rios’ career and the current state of his game.

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May 3, 2011

What’s Wrong with Wells & Dunn?: From Fangraphs, insight into the early struggles of Vernon Wells and Adam Dunn.

April 28, 2011

The numbers behind a catch and a just-miss: Mark Simon of ESPN’s Stats & Info breaks down BABIP by fly ball hangtime, as it relates to Brent Lillibridge’s game-saving catch on Tuesday.

April 27, 2011

The Guillen Number: Writing for ESPN’s SweetSpot blog, Christina Kahrl looks at the ChiSox’s “Guillen Number” (the percentage of runs scored via HR).

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April 15, 2011

Alex Rios is grounded

Jim Margalus of South Side Sox looks at the change in Alex Rios’ spray charts since last year. Link