Hiroki Kuroda was lit up for seven runs against Boston in Fenway Park over the weekend, but it probably had little to do with the pressure of the situation. That’s because Kuroda knows pressure after going through intense hazing rituals while growing up as a young ball player in Japan. […]

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When Michael Pineda went down with a shoulder injury it was scary because they can often be the beginning of the end of a pitcher’s career. Take John Maine for example. At one point Maine was a promising pitcher in his mid-20’s who helped take the Mets to the playoffs […]

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