By James Paxton.
A pitcher with some filthy stuff coming off a mini-breakout year in his mid-20s. Sounds like Kluber, right?
What losing the All-Star game means for Baltimore.
The simplest pitcher in baseball gets progressively more ridiculous.
Brandon McCarthy’s breaker did different things last year, and so did Brandon McCarthy.
Exploring the league’s curveballs, we find two excellent breakers that changed dramatically last year–though in surprising ways.
Or, at least, in the past 25 years.
Even if Max Scherzer leaves this offseason, the Tigers will have a dominant top four. A big part of that is Rick Porcello’s emergence. Here’s how it happened.
Before we can criticize a manager for using one reliever instead of another, we have to know which reliever is better. How accurately can this be done in real time?
Which managers stood out for their ability to get their best pitchers in the biggest situations this year?