Better Know a Statistic: (K-BB)/PA

I have a confession to make.  When I first fell headlong into baseball analysis, I kind of took K/BB as my pet statistic. I loved how it was essentially "luckless": the only things the pitcher couldn't control was the discipline of the batter and the strike zone of the umpire, the two things he can […]

100 Walks

Here's something interesting I discovered today: Starlin Castro has exactly 100 career walks.  Here's the breakdown: 29 in 2010 35 in 2011 36 in 2012 63 in Wrigley Field 6 in Great American (next highest) 55 times with the bases empty 12 times with just a man on first or just a man on second […]