Streaking in MLB: Denard Span Leads the Way

Denard Span enters tonight’s game versus the Marlins one game shy of Ryan Zimmerman’s consecutive game hit streak of 30 (2009). Here’s a look at Denard Span’s success at the plate prior to his 29 game hitting streak (Opening Day to August 16th) versus the success he has experienced during his streak (August 17th to […]

HR Leaders vs. Lefties and Righties

Today we’re taking a look at MLB’s home run leaders (by league). The interactive scatter charts below show home run leaders vs. lefties and righties.

Patience Leading to Runs

The interactive scatter chart below (mouseover a team logo) represents the relationship between the number of pitches each MLB club has seen so far this year along with the club’s total number of runs scored. MLB Club Leaders: Pitches Per Plate Appearance G PA P P/PA TB Runs AVG OPS Minnesota Twins (MIN) 149 5715 […]

MLB’s Top Second Half Starters

Here is a look at the best pitchers in MLB since the All Star break. Each table is sorted by ERA. AL Second Half Starters (sorted by ERA) G ERA WHIP IP/G AVG OPS K/BB K/9 BB/9 HR/9 Ubaldo Jimenez (CLE) 10 1.83 1.188 6.40 .224 .632 3.09 9.98 3.23 0.42 Anibal Sanchez (DET) 11 […]

Through the Years: Rivera vs. the Red Sox

Tonight’s game at Fenway Park could be the last night Mariano Rivera has a chance to face the Red Sox. Let’s take a quick look at Rivera’s performance versus the Red Sox over the past six years. Mariano Rivera vs. Boston Red Sox (since 2008) Year G BF AVG WHIP ERA H 2B HR BB […]

Pitching Since the All Star Game: Red Sox vs. Yankees

Team Pitching Since the All Star Game G BF ERA WHIP P/PA AVG K/9 BB/9 Boston Red Sox 53 2001 3.56 1.227 3.85 .245 7.36 2.73 New York Yankees 54 2076 4.42 1.424 3.83 .278 7.01 3.10 Created by on 9/15/2013 Red Sox Pitching Since the All Star Game G BF ERA WHIP IP/G […]

Koji Uehara Delivers

Entering the Red Sox game Friday night Koji Uehara may have only had 19 saves but here is a closer look at some more granular stats showcasing his success thus far in 2013. All leader tables were provided on 9/13/2013 and the data includes games through 9/12/2013. These leader boards only consider pitchers with a minimum […]