Stephen Nickrand

Esmil Rogers quietly has been one of the game's most skilled starting pitchers when facing right-handed hitters.
Aug 25 2013 11:05pm
Wily Peralta's near-3.00 ERA and 1.00 WHIP since the All-Star Break have been fueled by some significant skill gains.
Aug 18 2013 11:05pm
Ivan Nova's curve has become a dominating pitch, and he's using it more frequently. How have he and 50 other AL and NL SPs changed their pitch mixes to change their fortunes?
Aug 11 2013 11:06pm
Given what Charlie Morton did in July, it might be time to revisit the Morton-Halladay comparisons that surfaced a couple of years ago.
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Aug 4 2013 11:05pm
Zack Greinke and Stephen Strasburg are widely accepted as elite SP in many leagues. But if you're keeping them and other SP active on the road and have the flexibility to do otherwise, you're playing with fire.
Jul 28 2013 11:05pm
Dallas Keuchel is one of many SP whose skills have been transformed between 2012 and 2013.
Jul 21 2013 11:05pm
Few SP have been hurt more by their H%, S%, and hr/f than Rick Porcello. Here, our research shows that regression of those marks is closely correlated with 1H-2H ERA improvement and gives you a dozen names to consider.
Jul 15 2013 5:05am
Jacob Turner's mediocre aggregate skills don't support his sub-3.00 ERA. But his PQS results suggest that he has been more dominant than it may seem.
Jul 7 2013 11:05pm
Julio Teheran looked every bit like an ace in June, posting the highest swinging strike rate of any starting pitcher that month. Some other names on the list of best SP skills in June might surprise you.
Jun 30 2013 11:05pm
The reason for Joe Blanton's struggles can be found in an analysis of his hit and and HR rates by time through lineup.
Jun 23 2013 11:05pm
Splitting a starting pitcher's skills by scenario can yield some interesting findings. For example, both Dom and Ctl erode by 15% when pitching with runners on base, a fact that has led to all of Jon Niese's struggles this season.
Jun 17 2013 2:05am
Esmil Rogers quietly has been one of the game's most skilled starting pitchers when facing right-handed hitters.
Aug 25 2013 11:05pm
Wily Peralta's near-3.00 ERA and 1.00 WHIP since the All-Star Break have been fueled by some significant skill gains.
Aug 18 2013 11:05pm
Ivan Nova's curve has become a dominating pitch, and he's using it more frequently. How have he and 50 other AL and NL SPs changed their pitch mixes to change their fortunes?
Aug 11 2013 11:06pm
Given what Charlie Morton did in July, it might be time to revisit the Morton-Halladay comparisons that surfaced a couple of years ago.
FREE
Aug 4 2013 11:05pm
Zack Greinke and Stephen Strasburg are widely accepted as elite SP in many leagues. But if you're keeping them and other SP active on the road and have the flexibility to do otherwise, you're playing with fire.
Jul 28 2013 11:05pm
Dallas Keuchel is one of many SP whose skills have been transformed between 2012 and 2013.
Jul 21 2013 11:05pm
Few SP have been hurt more by their H%, S%, and hr/f than Rick Porcello. Here, our research shows that regression of those marks is closely correlated with 1H-2H ERA improvement and gives you a dozen names to consider.
Jul 15 2013 5:05am
Jacob Turner's mediocre aggregate skills don't support his sub-3.00 ERA. But his PQS results suggest that he has been more dominant than it may seem.
Jul 7 2013 11:05pm
Julio Teheran looked every bit like an ace in June, posting the highest swinging strike rate of any starting pitcher that month. Some other names on the list of best SP skills in June might surprise you.
Jun 30 2013 11:05pm
The reason for Joe Blanton's struggles can be found in an analysis of his hit and and HR rates by time through lineup.
Jun 23 2013 11:05pm
Splitting a starting pitcher's skills by scenario can yield some interesting findings. For example, both Dom and Ctl erode by 15% when pitching with runners on base, a fact that has led to all of Jon Niese's struggles this season.
Jun 17 2013 2:05am

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