Clayton Kershaw is turning around his postseason narrative start by start.
Kyle Hendricks might be a lot closer to Greg Maddux than he thinks.
Tunneling from Greg Maddux and Barry Zito to Kyle Hendricks and Rich Hill, and everything in between.
Greg Maddux was on to something, whether he knew it or not.
Introducing new tools to evaluate command and control through the lens of strikes.
Perhaps no modern pitcher has had mechanics, or results, as consistent as Greg Maddux.
What are the real mechanical precursors of pitcher injury? And what is the real lesson of Mark Prior’s injury history?
An amazing music video featuring a World Series game between the Cubs and the A’s was unearthed recently.
From your Transaction Analysis page:
Anaheim Angels – purchased the contract of RHP Francisco Rodriguez from Salt Lake. [9/15]
I thought a player had to be on the active roster (or disabled list) as of August 31 to be eligible for post-season play. Does this mean that the Angels have to forfeit his 5 wins?
The Angels pulled the oldest roster trick in the book to make this work: They placed someone from their 60-day DL (Steve Green) on their postseason roster, effectively leaving a roster spot open for somebody else, or in this case, Francisco Rodriguez.
I was thinking about writing about stupid umpiring decisions, having watched Dan Iassogna make an egregious error in judgment yesterday in the Reds/Dodgers game, but Rob Neyer beat me to that one as well. Suffice to say that Eric Gagne should not have been ejected.