The last round of competition puts our final three on the spot with everything at stake, and all three gave us something special.
The relative importance of the Futures Game and the Home Run Derby, plus other notes.
Reviewing how badly each team’s been hit by its assorted hurts.
A trip to the second-ever PITCHf/x summit provided a peek at the most exciting frontier of sabermetrics.
It may be Monday, but instead of your weekly grab bag of what’s doing down on the farm, it’s takeaways from yesterday’s prospectfest.
The extended delay in play didn’t mean that feats from the Red Sox’s Casey Kelly and the other top prospects didn’t bear watching.
Usage defines the future for hurlers.
To read Brian Cartwright’s Unfiltered post following up on one of the audience’s suggested topics, surf here. Former Pirates‘ pitching coach Ray Miller had a simple motto: ‘Work Fast, Throw Strikes, Change Speeds’, but there’s more to not walking batters than just throwing strikes as the rate those strikes get put into play also has…
Clay Buchholz gets the call, Eric Hosmer heats up, and a reclamation project in the Angels system.
To read Tim Kniker’s Unfiltered post following up on one of the audience’s suggested topics, surf here. When I hear the four greatest words of spring (“Pitchers and catchers report”), hope erupts in my heart. I am powerless to withhold expressing this hope to my wife, my friends, my co-workers and my relatives. Much to…