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Pitchers

Unlikely Hitters Dominate Some Of MLB's Best Pitchers

The Huffington Post | Thomas McKenna | Posted 08.01.2014 | Sports

Baseball's at its best and most memorable when it doesn't stick to the script. The head-to-head matchups between Brett Gardner and Yu Darvish are just...

MLB Approves Player Safety Change For Pitchers

AP | BEN WALKER | Posted 03.30.2014 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — Big league pitchers might feel safer on the mound this season. Major League Baseball has approved a protective cap for pitchers, ho...

Analyzing the Pitchers of the 2014 MLB Hall of Fame Ballot: Part 1

Dave Kreissman | Posted 03.09.2014 | Teen
Dave Kreissman

This year, baseball fans will get to see one of the most talent-laden ballots in many years. But which players should get in during this competitive year? For the purposes of this article, I will only be examining the pitchers who are up for induction.

Competition Does Not Require Inflicting Damage

Daniel N. Nelson | Posted 02.18.2014 | Sports
Daniel N. Nelson

Catchers wear a lot of protective gear -- some in delicate arenas, others just to cover their face from foul tips. I was injured many times in high school and college, and often in the most stupid of ways. In short, it is a miserable job.

Golf, Baseball and Biomechanics: The Underlying Science of Sports

Leslie Reece Schichtel | Posted 02.17.2014 | Sports
Leslie Reece Schichtel

It's Game Six of the 2013 World Series. St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Michael Wacha steps up to the mound and winds up. Convergent Science, a company based in Middleton, Wisc., examined the physics behind the pitcher's knee-buckling curveball.

What Is a Pitcher For?

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 11.11.2013 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

On August 25th of this year, Matt Harvey, the star pitcher for the New York Mets, suffered an injury that will require Tommy John surgery and cost him the rest of this season and most of the next one.

Can't Get Any Relief? Pitchers Struggle to Stay Hot

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Danny Groner

One of the minor stories of the first half of the season has been the difficulties that Joba Chamberlain has had. It's hard to believe that it was b...

RIP Chan Ho Park's Beard

Disgrasian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Disgrasian

Opening Day of baseball began with a moment of silence for the death of... ...Chan Ho Park's Beard. Oh, Chan Ho Park's Beard. We hardly knew you....

Chic Pitcher-Drinks for Outdoor Entertaining

Jill Donenfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jill Donenfeld

I like to keep things simple and breezy when I host. This means not stressing out with complicated dishes and drinks.

Phil Hughes: The Truth

Eugene Michael Santiago | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Eugene Michael Santiago

In the end baseball comes down to pitching. The Yankees were and still are fortunate enough to find themselves amidst the swells of a perfect pitching and hitting storm.