Category Archives: Starting Pitchers

Blue Jays Hand Phillies Cliff Lee a Unique Loss

When the Toronto Blue Jays rallied from a 4-0 deficit to defeat Cliff Lee and the Philadelphia Phillies, it not only snapped Lee’s streak of 34 consecutive scoreless innings, but also marked the first time that Lee had lost a game in … Continue reading

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Video: Detroit Tigers Justin Verlander Discusses Hot Streak

The Detroit Tigers Justin Verlander extended his incredible run with eight shutout innings and 14 strikeouts leading the Tigers to a 6-0 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks. Verlander has won his last six starts, allowing a total of four runs and 35 … Continue reading

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Video: ESPN Fail on Tigers Justin Verlander No-Hitter – Identifies Him as a Twins Pitcher!

In the how does this happen to a dedicated sports channel category, I nominate ESPN. Saturday afternoon ESPN’s scroll announcing that Justin Verlander had just thrown a no-hitter against the Toronto Blue Jays at Rogers Center in Toronto – identified … Continue reading

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Press Conference Video: Reds Pitcher Mike Leake Accepts Deal for Shoplifting Charge

Cincinnati Reds pitcher Mike Leake spoke publicly for the first time today after prosecutors accepted a plea deal reducing the shoplifting charges against him from a Misdemeanor 4 to a Misdemeanor 1. Leake plead guilty and will enter a “diversion … Continue reading

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Washington Nationals Rick Ankiel Buys Advertisement to Thank St. Louis Cardinals Fans for Decade of Support

Washington Nationals center fielder Rick Ankiel, making his first visit to St. Louis as a visiting player, showed his appreciation to the St. Louis fans for their decade of support by taking out a half-page ad in Wednesday’s St. Louis … Continue reading

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Video: San Francisco Giants Tim Lincecum Pitching Delivery Captured in Ultra-Slow Motion

During Spring Training this March, San Francisco Giants ace Tim Lincecum’s delivery was captured in ultra slow motion using a Phantom Flex High Speed digital camera system. Very cool. He is a freak, in a good way! And,  sorry, no … Continue reading

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Video: Roy Oswalt Nailed By Manny Ramirez Screaming Line Drive

Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Roy Oswalt got hit behind the ear by a Manny Ramirez line drive on Wednesday during a Grapefruit League game in Port Charlotte, Florida between the Phillies and Tampa Bay Rays. It’s a wicked shot but Oswalt … Continue reading

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MmmHmm: Chicago Cubs Matt Garza Blames Woes on Pitching Mound’s Slope

Did the dog eat his paper when he was in school? After four spring starts and one relief appearance with the Chicago Cubs, Matt Garza is a dismal 0-3 with a 9.88 ERA and hasn’t made it past four innings. His latest … Continue reading

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SF Giants Tim Lincecum Secret Diet Causes Millions to Give Up Trying to Lose Weight

San Francisco Giants ace Tim Lincecum broke the hearts of millions of Americans who are desperately trying to slim down as bulky coats can no longer hide the love handles, by revealing his post-game diet this week. After the game, he’s off to … Continue reading

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In The Pink! Toronto Blue Jays Rookie Pitcher Kyle Drabek Wears Major League Bubble on his Head

Rookie hazing is back! Toronto Blue Jays rookie pitcher Kyle Drabeck thought he was just joshing with the guys during spring training workouts on a recent day in Dunedin, Florida. Little did he know that he was a victim of the good old … Continue reading

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Headline of the Day: “Yanks’ Martin catches an impressive Colon”

Either the Yahoo Sports editors are completely oblivious or wickedly funny. I’d like to think the latter. That was the headline recapping Friday night New York Yankees loss to arch rivals the Boston Red Sox, 5-3, in Tampa. Russell Martin caught five … Continue reading

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Wai-NO!!! St. Louis Cardinals Ace Adam Wainwright has Significant Elbow Injury

St. Louis Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright, who finished second in the National League Cy Young Award race last season, left Cardinals camp in Jupiter, Fla. and returned to St. Louis to have his pitching elbow examined. General manager John Mozeliak told news … Continue reading

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Video: Minnesota Twins Carl Pavano Leads Traditional ‘Let’s Play Hockey!” at Minnesota Wild Game

I was at Saturday night’s New York Rangers v Minnesota Wild game and, lo and behold, who shows up, but Mr. Mustache himself, Minnesota Twins pitcher Carl Pavano to lead the traditional “Let’s Play Hockey!”. One of my buds said, “NOW you can include … Continue reading

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New York Yankees Contact Cliff Lee’s Agent

The New York Yankees called Texas Rangers ace Cliff Lee’s agent Sunday on the first day of the free-agent negotiating period to say they will be back in touch with an offer for the top pitcher on the market, a baseball … Continue reading

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Video: Tim Lincecum Hoped “A lot of Beer Flowing and Smoke in the Air” in San Francisco after World Series Victory

I wonder what kind of smoke Tim Lincecum was talking about during this interview. Hmmm. Could it be the stuff that that Dallas TV reporter smelled neared AT&T Park? LOL

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