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September 11, 2017

Pitching Backward: An Ode to the Slider

by Jeff Long

Part pitch and part weapon, it looks like a fastball ... until it's not.

November 25, 2016

Pitching Backward: Reviewing Rapsodo

by Jeff Long

Can a $3,000 investment revolutionize amateur baseball and maybe interest MLB teams as well?

October 5, 2016

Pitching Backward: Closing the Window

by Jeff Long

Buck Showalter and the Orioles may have lost more than just one game with Zach Britton on the sidelines.

September 27, 2016

Pitching Backward: What We Know About Spin Rate

by Jeff Long

Diving into the treasure trove of data finds as many questions as answers.

September 14, 2016

Pitching Backward: What's In A Name

by Jeff Long

It's not enough to have a database. Teams need to have a named database.

August 25, 2016

Pitching Backward: Zach With No K

by Jeff Long

Exploring a hypothetical: What if Zach Britton, extreme batted-ball outlier, didn't strike anybody out?

July 27, 2016

Pitching Backward: Valuing Relievers, in July and Otherwise

by Jeff Long

The real world doesn't care about partial wins.

March 8, 2016

Premium Article Pitching Backward: Starting Pitching Depth, Ranked

by Jeff Long

Anticipating the disasters that will befall this year's rotations.

February 25, 2016

Pitching Backward: The Superest Utility

by Jeff Long

Or: The only way Jake Elmore is going to get this much ink on Baseball Prospectus.

February 3, 2016

Premium Article Pitching Backward: Bringing the Heat

by Jeff Long

When we take the weather into account for DRA, how big a swing are we talking about?

January 22, 2016

Premium Article Pitching Backward: A Refresher on Changeups

by Jeff Long

A look back at what makes a good changeup, and a look ahead at who has the best ones.

January 12, 2016

Pitching Backward: Pudge, Preserved

by Jeff Long

What Ivan Rodriguez really did do better than anybody ever did.

December 17, 2015

Premium Article Pitching Backward: The Rise of the LiRPA

by Jeff Long

Also, the introduction of "the LiRPA."

December 10, 2015

Premium Article Pitching Backward: The Real-Life Closer Report

by Jeff Long

Ranking the most attractive trade targets for a team trying to match the back of the Royals' (or Yankees', or Red Sox') 'pen.

December 1, 2015

Premium Article Pitching Backward: The Bundy Conundrum

by Jeff Long

Baltimore has limited options for the former best pitching prospect in baseball.

November 17, 2015

Premium Article Pitching Backward: So, Hey, What if the Mets Had Intentionally Walked Wade Davis

by Jeff Long

The issue on everybody's mind.

November 4, 2015

Premium Article Pitching Backward: How Chris Sale Learned A Third Dynamite Pitch

by Jeff Long

Dare we say he used to be a thrower but not he's a pitcher? Nah. We daren't.

October 23, 2015

Pitching Backward: How The Mets Got Here

by Jeff Long

Seven months ago, the Mets were a bona fide underdog. No, really. Really, they were!

October 15, 2015

Premium Article Pitching Backward: Some Signatures Are Forgeries

by Jeff Long

Looking for significance in signatures, with special guest Chris Heston.

September 29, 2015

Premium Article Pitching Backward: TINSTAABOPP

by Jeff Long

The "BO" stands for "Baltimore Orioles"

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