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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