Toe the Rubber: Week 6

Hello and good morning everyone! This last week was a bit exciting! We saw a combined no-hitter in a place we were all told would be comparable to Coor’s Field. There were strikeouts galore from many pitchers. Eight pitchers tallied 15 or more k’s this past week, two of those Read more

Toe the Rubber: Week 5

Hello and good morning everyone! This past week in baseball was fairly uneventful on the pitching side of things. You could argue the highlight of the week was Nick Kingham’s debut for the Pirates on Sunday. It’s never a bad thing when you begin your big-league career with 6.2 perfect Read more

Toe the Rubber: Week 3

Hello and good morning everyone! The wild weather across the country really put a damper on baseball this past week. A whopping six teams had the entire weekend off (Twins, White Sox, Tigers, Yankees, Blue Jays, Indians). For most of us that left us scrambling to find pitchers to stream Read more

Toe the Rubber: Week 2

Hello and good morning everyone! Pitching has yet to stabilize overall, and the wrath of cold weather throughout the country is still leaving a lot of questions on the table. Anything regarding velocity can likely be attributed to the cold, though the Kenley Jansen velocity question is still up in Read more

Toe the Rubber: Week 1

Hello and good morning everyone! I hope you all had a great Easter weekend with friends and family, or at least with baseball on the television. Now that we’re a full week into the season it’s time to start digging into some numbers – specifically pitching. I’m a former pitcher Read more

Do Not Draft: Relief Pitchers

Hello and good morning! Hopefully you’ve all started your day off on the right foot. If not, maybe this can lighten your mood! Today we’ll be discussing relief pitchers (RP). When it comes to drafting relievers/closers it’s basically a crap shoot. There are many different tactics that can be used Read more