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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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May 20, 2011

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

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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.

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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.

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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

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