Tag Archives: pitchers

Darvish, Arrieta maybe in play

Texas Rangers rumors: MLB free agent pitchers Yu Darvish and Jake Arrieta are potentially in play for the Texas Rangers, according to Jon Heyman at Fanrag Sports. Heyman mentions the…

Automated balls and strikes in MLB, We don’t think so

Driving into work Saturday morning, a voice on the radio bemoaned some balls and strikes calls in Friday night’s Cubs-Reds game. a discussion of whether Major League Baseball should go…

The MLB reportedly wants stickier baseballs

Sports, MLB has commissioned Rawlings to manufacturer a baseball with natural tact on the leather. This would eliminate the need for pitchers to use a foreign substance, like pine tar…

The MLB is trying to attract African-American pitchers

Greene, who first attended the Urban Youth Academy in Compton, Calif., when he was 7, also represents Major League Baseball’s potential star role model in its battle to reverse the…

Pirates catching prospect Diaz

Diaz has become so adept at playing the position that he has won the 2015 Captain’s Catcher Award from Baseball America for being the best defensive catcher in the minor…

Elbow Injury Problem

This year, more than a dozen major league pitchers already have undergone Tommy John surgery which involves replacing the elbow ligament with a tendon harvested from elsewhere (often the non-pitching…