Whiff Sometimes our perceptions are based on more on fact than fiction. Scanning the box scores on a lazy summer Sunday morning  a ritual I like millions of baseball fans have been doing while we are sipping our morning coffees and chewing on our buttered bagel. (You ever notice that no matter how fastidious you are you inevitably put […]

Max Scherzer’s Fastball Movement Baffles Hitters in Zone

Max Scherzer‘s baseline numbers this season (114 ERA+, 1.25 WHIP) have been a far cry from what he produced during his Cy Young award-winning campaign in 2013 (144 ERA+, 0.97 WHIP) with the Detroit Tigers, but his outing Saturday against the Houston Astros gave us all a glimpse into how he’s maintained a steady strikeout […]