C.C. Sabathia

Yanks’ Suddenly Crowded Rotation

January 14, 2012 // 0 Comments

Hiroki Kuroda After the New York Yankees finalize their trade for Mariners‘ right-hander, Michael Pineda, and dot the I’s on the Hiroki Kuroda contract, general manager Brian Cashman will suddenly have a very crowded starting rotation. [ continued ]

Five Month Cy Young Awards

September 1, 2011 // 0 Comments

As the pitching in Major League Baseball continues to improve, or the hitting continues to decline, a number of pitchers have put together fantastic seasons so far in 2011. The Gunslinger In the National League, I’m looking at a four man race [ continued ]

Scouting Report: Jered Weaver

July 22, 2011 // 0 Comments

After spinning seven shutout innings against the Texas Rangers on Thursday afternoon, Los Angeles Angels right-hander, Jered Weaver, lowered his 2011 ERA to just 1.81. That mark is currently the best in baseball and Weaver’s 13 wins trails only [ continued ]

Future HOFers

March 7, 2011 // 2 Comments

During the past two years, MLB has seen a quartet of legendary hurlers retire.  Greg Maddux, Randy Johnson, Tom Glavine, and Trevor Hoffman personified pitching greatness throughout their Hall Of Fame caliber careers. However, which current [ continued ]

Staff Report 2011: Indians

February 27, 2011 // 0 Comments

Fausto Carmona It might feel like it was two decades ago, but in 2007 the Cleveland Indians played in the ALCS. Yeah, they really did. They were loaded with young talent and it looked like they were about to be making a long run of AL Central [ continued ]

Sabathia headed west?

February 14, 2011 // 0 Comments

C.C. Sabathia [fastball(90-97), slurve(78-83), changeup(82-87), curve(74-78)], who is signed to a deal with the New York Yankees that will pay him $23M each of the next five years, may opt-out of his contract after 2011. When asked if he will use [ continued ]

Kei Igawa: Cautionary Tale

January 31, 2011 // 1 Comment

If the season began today, the New York Yankees starting rotation would consist of C.C. Sabathia, 18-game winner Phil Hughes, the enigmatic A.J. Burnett, unproven Ivan Nova, journeyman Sergio Mitre or the corpulent, Bartolo Colon. This shows you [ continued ]