Randy Johnson was one of the most dominant pitchers of his or any era, but his peak wouldn’t have been possible without continual mechanical tinkering.
Ben and Sam discuss what the Ervin Santana trade says about the Royals’ rotation and the pitching market, then talk about what Rick Hahn’s ascension to the GM role in Chicago means for the future of front offices.
You’ve been reading Raising Aces all season. Now it’s time to put your knowledge to the test.
Diamondbacks prospect Trevor Bauer boasts a tantalizing combination of talent and inconsistency.
R.A. Dickey will make his final start of the season tonight. You know how good he’s been at retiring batters, but you might not know about something else he excels at.
There was a very good reason that Baseball Prospectus championed the idea that There’s No Such Thing As A Pitching Prospect. But is that an outdated idea?
Can mechanical changes help explain what went wrong with Dan Haren, Tommy Hanson, Jon Lester, and Ricky Romero this season?
Who are the most effective pitchers who can’t strike out batters?
Jose Valverde practices the pull-out method of pitching.
Inside the batter-pitcher matchup: Can the pitches a pitcher just threw help us predict which ones he’s about to throw?
BP’s mechanics guru takes a break from breaking down pitchers to analyze their brethren behind the plate.
Want to know not just what pitches a pitcher throws, but where, when, and in what order he throws them? Now you can.
Does a look at Stephen Strasburg’s PITCHf/x data reveal what might have caused the Nationals to shut him down early?
Ben and Sam discuss whether the Phillies’ recent run of success should affect our expectations for the team in 2013, then talk about a potential scheme to get drafted pitchers into big-league bullpens quickly.
Kenley Jansen isn’t the first player to pitch with a heart condition, as Bill Veeck reminds us.