A look at what we’re talking about when we talk about the fastball.
Examining pitchers who’ve thrived early with good old-fashioned country hardball.
After the fire, after all the rain, has the fast-fastball flame kept up with the era?
Ross Detwiler threw 42 straight four-seamers or sinkers on Tuesday. Where does that put him on the consecutive fastball pantheon?
The book on Abreu said that he’d struggle against inside heat. Has the book been right?
Former MLB pitcher Zach Day explains why velocity isn’t a fastball’s only important characteristic.
Is there a sweet spot for velocity?
How and why pitchers have dealt with Bryce Harper and Mike Trout in dramatically different ways, and how Harper has already adjusted.