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Rick Ankiel and the decision that altered his career

Disheartened by what he described as an erosion of his spirit and altering of his personality, Rick Ankiel ignored the skeptics and boldly made a decision that was best for him and his baseball career. 803 more words


College pitcher's leg kick is entirely too high

This is Murray State’s John Lollar. John Lollar, like many before him, uses a high leg kick during his windup.

But unlike the others, Lollar, out of a blatant disrespect for human physiology, has a high leg kick that is  63 more words


How Carlos Villanueva put a scare into 2006 Cardinals

As a rookie, Carlos Villanueva almost kept the 2006 Cardinals from qualifying for the postseason and winning their first World Series title in 24 years. 676 more words


There's no pitch clock yet, but if there was...

Baseball can be so exciting, romantic, suspenseful, and infuriating all at once, because that’s been the nature of the game for so long.

The offices of  424 more words


Fantasy Baseball Pitching Methods "101"

When it comes fantasy draft day for all you baseball “freaks” like myself we like to have a game plan. Most of us like to “pre-rank” the players we set out to draft. 417 more words


Pitchers, Hitters and the Trolls inside

Pitchers, Hitters and The trolls inside

Pitchers and hitters

Hitters don’t have much of an agenda other than, “swing at the good balls.”

No one blames the hitters when the pitcher has a hot hand and throws a no hitter. 248 more words


Cardinals crown would put John Lackey in elite group

With the 2015 Cardinals, John Lackey is hoping to become the 16th big-leaguer to play for three different franchises in World Series championship seasons.

Lackey pitched for the 2002 Angels and 2013 Red Sox clubs that won World Series titles. 748 more words