Home Runs are up. Batting averages are up. Strikeouts are up. Can anyone make sense of these trends? Is this an offensive boom or a pitching renaissance? The Baseball Rabbi collects the numbers and determines what’s actually going on… and figures out exactly what changed between 2018 and 2019. Plus: the puzzling St. Louis Cardinals (who look mediocre or worse but have a clear path to the playoffs), and the surging Washington Expos (aka the Nats).