Ben and Sam talk to Dodgers VP of Medical Services and Head Athletic Trainer Stan Conte about the pitcher injury epidemic.
Are recent Tommy John surgery victims about to become a new kind of contract extension candidate?
These five top-100 arms could help your fantasy team in the near future.
Reexamining the subject of pitcher abuse.
Ben and Sam discuss the sunscreen scandal and how much clubhouse chemistry matters to the Astros.
Why it makes sense to fret about about fragile pitchers.
A look at three top 10-pitching prospects who recently made their PITCHf/x debuts in Arizona.
Russell searches for a fact-based alternative to the Verducci Effect.
The final word on whether the popular theory holds water or is fatally flawed.
Ben and Sam answer listener emails about pitcher injuries and pitching prospects, hitter BABIPs (specifically Mike Trout’s), and whether they boo baseball players.
Rafael Soriano is off the market, but there are still some potentially useful bullpen arms to be had.
Ben and Sam answer listener emails about how players with criminal pasts should be treated and how much pitchers’ non-pitching skills matter.
One pitcher per playoff team who makes a convincing case in favor of watching every pitch of post-season baseball.
Ben and Sam discuss the decline of Ubaldo Jimenez and whether the Rockies saw it coming when they sent him to Cleveland, then talk about the Angels’ off-season plans for Torii Hunter and Dan Haren.
What do pitchers look like just after allowing one of the longest home runs of the season?
Are pitchers less effective after taking a break between innings? And if so, should teams do anything about it?