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




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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