Brian Burkhart

Last night Freddy Garcia did his best CC Sabathia impression from the night before. No, I don’t mean throwing fastballs in the mid-90s; rather that Garcia wasn’t perfect, but still racked up a good number of strikeouts and gave the Yankees innings. Garcia went 7, allowing 12 baserunners (10 hits […]

Tigers Shut Out Yankees 4-0

Marc Carig of the Star-Ledger reports that all of Phil Hughes’ tests have come back negative. So it looks like he doesn’t have Thoracic Outlet Syndrome after all. (h/t RAB) As mysterious as Hughes’ dead arm is, part of me wonders if this is just part of the risk involved […]

Hughes Results Come Back Negative

New York Yankees Rafael Soriano
The Yankees managed to lose a game last night where they handed a 4-0 lead to their bullpen in the 8th inning. It’s a particularly bad loss, as the Yankees managed to squander a great CC Sabathia start and use the majority of their bullpen. Now they have an overtaxed […]

Throwing Strikes Key For Bullpen

ESPN has posted their annual MLB predictions and this year they polled 45 of their best “experts” (I said this on Twitter as well, but Jim Caple still has a job?) on who would win each playoff spot and eventually the World Series. Only 1 division was unanimous: the AL […]

Predictions and Underdogs