Early season update.
Searching for the Tony Cloninger of relievers.
Let’s see, how to describe him … the pitching equivalent of roast beef and potatoes. Nothing fancy, nothing complicated, but substantial, satisfying, and just doggone good.
Free saves are like free lunches
A look at the new Angels closer.
According to Royals general manager Dayton Moore, it’s pitching.
Steve’s spotlight on swingmen features Donald Duck, Dr. Death and all the rest right up to the present day. And it raises the essential question: Did you love The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon?
Think swingmen are just a bunch of journeymen? Think again, my friend. This week’s crew includes six ERA champions, three Cy Young Award winners and a Hall of Famer.
What makes an MVP an MVP—or the difference between a Cy Young winner and (sigh) wrong ninny?
The flexible flingers make their way through the era in which the model of relief pitcher deployment began to fundamentally change.
Steve shines the spotlight on the “Put me in, Coach!” class of pitchers.
On July 30, 1962 Gene Conley returned to the Red Sox after having wandered off from his team and attempting to…actually, you won’t believe it until you hear the whole story.
The hitting coach for the Double-A New Hampshire Fisher Cats (Blue Jays), talks to THT’s Chris Neault about his teaching philosophy and the prospects he’s seen.
On June 19, 1903 Lou Gehrig was born. He would die of the disease that now bears his name in 1941. In between, virtually all of the major events of Gehrig’s life took place within the confines of New York. Richard takes a walking tour around the city to look back at Lou Gehrig’s New York.