Leonard Andres

Senior Lecturer of Natural Sciences & Mathematics

Teaching Interests

General biology, general physics, technology use in the classroom and MOOCs

Research Interests

Biomechanics of hitting and pitching, how weather impacts pitched ball flight in MLB, statistical analysis of baseball or sabermetrics, and how ulnar collateral ligament injuries impact release point in MLB pitchers

Selected Publications

Book
How to Value Players for Rotisserie Baseball, 2nd ed., by Art McGee, edited by Andy Andres, Shandler Enterprises (2007)

Articles

“The Science of Steroids and Baseball” in “The Baseball Injury Report 2007 Annual” Ed. Rick Wilton, Shandler Books, 2007.

“Stephen Jay Gould Helps Explain Why There Hasn’t Been a Triple Crown Since 1967” in “1967 Impossible Dream Red Sox: Pandemonium on the Field.” Ed. Bill Nowlin, Rounder Books, 2007.

“The Great Race: A 30,315,229 to 1 Possibility? Or just a mere 89,585 to 1?” in “1967 Impossible Dream Red Sox: Pandemonium on the Field.” Ed. Bill Nowlin, Rounder Books, 2007.

Other Professional Activity and/or Awards

Fenway Park Datacaster/Digital Scorekeeper for mlb.com, 2010-present.

BUx Baseball Analytics MOOC on edX, Boston University, 2013.

Moderator of the New England Symposium on Statistics in Sports Panel Discussion on “Baseball Analytics for Strategy, Scouting, and Decision-Making,” 2013.

Chair of the Educational Resources Committee of the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR), 2012.

Research Award Winner for “Release Point and Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injuries” at National Meeting for the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR) meeting, 2012.

TEDx talk “The Science of a Home Run,” 2012.