Clay Buchholz is known for throwing a nasty changeup, but he’s added a new off-speed pitch to his arsenal in 2012.
Notes from the day in the minors.
Some people are calling for increased punishments for Melky Cabrera, but not all penalties carry weight.
Jeff Luhnow’s first task was to clear the mess Ed Wade made, and he’s already given the Astros a fresh start.
Matt finds evidence the Rangers are good and the Astros are bad.
Doug wraps up his look at the top pitchers selected in the 2012 draft with five arms from the supplemental round, including the one with the draft’s best mechanics.
Ben and Sam discuss the possibility that the Nationals might enter the playoffs without either Bryce Harper or Stephen Strasburg, then talk about how the White Sox have defied injuries yet again and proved the pre-season predictions wrong.
Can statistics help us see the effects of steroid use?
It’s a weak batch of two-start pitchers for AL-only leaguers, but Paul helps you get throw it in this week’s Planner.
Wilson Betemit might need surgery, but he won’t get it just yet.
Kris Medlen is making the Braves’ upcoming rotation decision exceptionally difficult.
Injuries to Carp and Schierholtz uncrowd the VP room and make way for Gregor Blanco.