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MLB Hitters Keep Striking Out, But Still Retain Value

The fact Major League Baseball has entered a pitcher-dominated era is no secret among Beyond the Box Score’s readers. Moreover, from the rise of velocity among major-league hurlers to the...

SaberSphere April 2nd, not as foolish as yesterday


Take a walk around the SaberSphere, today's ranges from hardcore analysis of WAR, strikeouts, and James Shields, to stories from opening days past.


Fifty Shades of Ks

Examines the effect of strikeouts in a game on other at-bats for Gordon, Butler, Escobar and Hosmer, finding that Gordon has significantly different production levels based on strikeouts.

Wil Myers Strikeouts - Getting the Message

  1. 2010 21%
  2. 2011 24%
  3. 2012 AA 31%
  4. 2012 AAA 28%
  5. 2012 Last 10 games 18%

Sweet 17! Roberto Osuna Stellar In Vancouver Canadians Debut - Minor League Recap


Blue Jays prospect Roberto Osuna had a stellar debut with the Vancouver Canadians Saturday night against the Everett AquaSox. The 17-year old right hander struck out 13 of the 19 batters he faced....

Greg Maddux on Strikeouts


Never try explicitly for the SO, he says: "[Maddux] was telling me, 'Don't every [sic] try to throw guys out. We want to try to get ground balls,'" [Scott] Feldman said. "He told me that's what he did. I was trying to throw as many strikes as I could, get ahead of guys. He told me strikeouts happen pretty much by accident, and that's what happened [Monday]. I guess there's a reason he won a lot of games." I hope Dave Eiland makes this one of his Eilandisms. - TL

Can Jaime Garcia Thrive Under The St. Louis Cardinals' New Management?


The St. Louis Cardinals are under new management. Can Jaime Garcia thrive with Dave Duncan no longer pitching pitching to contact?

Mr. K?


Mr. K?

Feast or Famine: Strikeouts and Extra-base Hits in early 2011


A look at those players doing the most with the fewest strikeouts, and those players doing the most damage with the highest strikeout rates.

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