The curious case of Ricky Nolasco vs. Brian McCann

The curious case of Ricky Nolasco vs. Brian McCann

Statistics specific to a given batter against a particular pitcher are cited on every baseball broadcast. Most of the time, the data show, those statistics hold no predictive value. Four hits in eight at-bats do not portend a fifth.

And then there is the case of Angels pitcher Ricky Nolasco and…

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