No Botha With Joba

Well, it was a great Memorial Day weekend. Nice weather, quiet brunches, Fleet Week, and a bunch of matinee Yankees games. The Yankees have now entered into a more relaxing part of their schedule. This past weekend they played against Cleveland, currently they are facing Baltimore, and up until the 15th (when they face Philadelphia, … Continue reading

Jamie Moyer on Life Support: The Rabbit's Foot and The Broken Mirror

The Phillies have remained dominant atop the NL East, and part of that has been due to their starting pitcher Jamie Moyer who is boasting a 3-1 record and has gone six innings or more in all of his starts. How and why has Moyer been so effective? Well, if you asked his manager, Charlie … Continue reading

Niese Hamstrung, Perez Penned, who will step up to fill shoes?

Yesterday the Mets lost one of their most effective pitchers in John Niese following his hamstring injury. With Oliver Perez being demoted to the bullpen due to general ineffectiveness, the Mets are now short two starters and really only have two good ones (I think John Maine proved how “good” he was by throwing twelve … Continue reading

Bargain Bin Pitching

In a sport known for its high salaries it’s great to hear stories about the underpaid guys who rise to the top. And no, I’m not talking about crazies like Braden who do well while bashing other high-paid professionals on the field. I’m talking about humble guys who go out and do their jobs and … Continue reading

Philadelphia Phillies Beat Down: The 5 Spot

All over the world of baseball it seems the fifth spot in the rotation is up for grabs or being decided this spring. In the land of the Phanatic it’s a two man race between old man Moyer and Kyle Kendrick. Will the Phillies take experience and craftiness of Moyer or let youth be served … Continue reading