Photo by Kelly O'Connor of

Photo by Kelly O’Connor of

Aren’t you glad you’re not in Sochi, where there’s cameras in your shower and half-finished hotels and photos of Vladimir Putin watching you from the end table?

  • You can hit the ball as high into the air as you want, but it’s all about hangtime that determines if it’ll fall in or not. Also, in terms of fly ball defense, Fenway’s weird. (All Fly Balls Are Not Created Equal)

Baseball Prospectus 2014’s full summary on Ryan Howard: