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Jonah Keri interviewed Joey Pinetar over at Grantland and asked him about Fernando Rodney, pine tar, and Joe Maddon, amongst other things. Here’s one of the money quotes: Is it something active like him coming to talk to you or a … Continue reading
From 2009-to-2011, Ricky Romero was one of the more promising, left-handed pitchers in baseball. Because of his arsenal – a plus changeup and good breaking ball which helped produce reverse splits – he was also one of the more intriguing … Continue reading
The core principle of the Danks Theory is to present the opposing pitcher with a lineup that encourages him to use his best weapon fewer times. Looking at James Shields—a right-handed pitcher—and his best weapon—a changeup—you may think he would … Continue reading
When the Rays face off against James Shields tonight expect to see plenty of first-pitch curves.