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May 24, 2013

Premium Article Raising Aces: Splitting the Platoon: Lefty-Phobic Pitchers

by Doug Thorburn

The mechanical causes of massive pitcher platoon splits.

May 22, 2013

Premium Article Raising Aces: This Justin

by Doug Thorburn

What has to go wrong for Justin Verlander to have a bad day at work?

May 17, 2013

Premium Article Raising Aces: Stuffing the Ballot, First Quarter

by Doug Thorburn

The nastiest offerings of the first quarter of the season.

May 10, 2013

Premium Article Raising Aces: Extending the Process

by Doug Thorburn

Pitching mechanics can have an impact even after the ball is put in play.

May 3, 2013

Premium Article Raising Aces: Time to Unwind

by Doug Thorburn

Why historical changes in pitching mechanics haven't always led to improvement.

April 30, 2013

Raising Aces: There's Something About Farrell

by Doug Thorburn

Examining the mechanical changes that have driven the success of Jon Lester, Clay Buchholz, and the Red Sox.

April 26, 2013

Premium Article Raising Aces: Throwdown: Mat Latos vs. Jeff Samardzija

by Doug Thorburn

Dissecting Wednesday's 1-0 duel.

April 24, 2013

Raising Aces: Now Pitching, Bryce Harper

by Doug Thorburn

Position players and pitching mechanics.

April 19, 2013

Premium Article Raising Aces: Trending: National Grade

by Doug Thorburn

What role have mechanics played in the Nationals' strong starting staff?

April 12, 2013

Premium Article Raising Aces: Jose Fernandez, the Debut Ante

by Doug Thorburn

Doug's review of the rookie's mechanics in his promising opening outing.

April 5, 2013

Premium Article Raising Aces: Four of a Kind: Setting the Tone

by Doug Thorburn

Four top-tier starters get off to strong starts.

March 29, 2013

Raising Aces: Against the Grain

by Doug Thorburn

Eight starters who combine top-flight results with suspect mechanics.

March 22, 2013

Fantasy Article Raising Aces: Pulling the Pin

by Doug Thorburn

Which pitchers have most often sabotaged their fantasy owners' seasons with disaster starts?

March 15, 2013

Premium Article Raising Aces: Trending: Over the Top

by Doug Thorburn

Comparing the rotations of the Rays and Brewers reveals two organizations with drastically different philosophies about pitching mechanics.

March 8, 2013

Raising Aces: Under the Gun

by Doug Thorburn

Which pitchers have lost velocity over the past few seasons, and why?

March 1, 2013

Premium Article Raising Aces: Over the Radar

by Doug Thorburn

Which pitchers have managed to defy Father Time and add velo as they've aged?

February 1, 2013

Premium Article Raising Aces: Bush League: Jameson Taillon and Taijuan Walker

by Doug Thorburn

Sofa-scouting the mechanics of two high-profile pitching prospects.

January 25, 2013

Premium Article Raising Aces: Revisiting the Good Old Days

by Doug Thorburn

What conclusions can we draw from studying the incremental mechanical refinements of great pitchers past?

January 18, 2013

Raising Aces: Then and Now: Giology

by Doug Thorburn

Gio Gonzalez took a big step forward statistically last season, and his breakout was backed up by mechanical improvements.

January 11, 2013

Premium Article Raising Aces: The Good Old Days: Roger Clemens

by Doug Thorburn

Regardless of whether the Rocket was clean, his mechanics were a beautiful sight to behold.

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