Y’all know me. Y’all know what I love – pitchers, pitchers shaped like middle aged dads, pitchers who actually ARE middle aged dads, pitchers who bat, pitchers who field, and mascots (come on, I have to have a little variety in life). I’ve got a little of column A and a little of column B…… Continue reading The Midnight Snack – Thursday
The Beard is Gone, but the Ego Lives On.
Let’s have a conversation about all time great pitching staffs.
I heart pitchers.
This morning, I read something on Fangraphs that made me recall a conversation I had with a couple of friends several months ago about the very same topic: Let’s Define an Ace. We’ve all heard some analyst call the best pitcher of a staff “their ace”, even though the pitcher is no such thing when compared…… Continue reading Who’s an Ace?
Traditionalists will not like this, but the wave of the future could be starting pitchers going fewer innings than they currently do. MLB.com columnist Mike Petriello presents a very compelling argument in favor of this titled Game changers: No more starter or reliever labels. Check it out. As most of you are aware, for most starting…… Continue reading Pitching By Committee-no more starters?