Pitching and the value of variation.
Scouting the deliveries of pitchers from the dawn of the television era and earlier.
A look at the mechanics of Catfish Hunter, Hoyt Wilhelm, Don Drysdale, Juan Marichal, and Bob Gibson.
A look at the mechanics of Steve Carlton, Tom Seaver, Jim Palmer, and other immortals.
How did one of the most dominant, durable pitchers of the past do it?
Does the NPB pitcher’s delivery bode well for his ability to weather a heavy early workload and make a smooth transition to the majors?
A close look at the mechanics and performance of the precocious Dodgers lefty.
Is using a fifth starter a mistake?
The stats don’t capture the promise of Pittsburgh’s top pitching prospect.
How much does a hitter’s performance depend on the quality of pitches he sees?
Breaking down the zone profiles of some of baseball’s best pitchers.
Former MLB pitcher Zach Day explains why velocity isn’t a fastball’s only important characteristic.
How does a starter’s repetoire affect his performance after the first trip through the lineup?
A mechanical look at the 21-year-old Mets pitching prospect.
Pitchers who succeed despite less-than-perfect deliveries.
An investigation into how much less effective starting pitchers get with each trip through the order.