The Best Bieber

The Best Bieber The list of players who have struck out 15 batters without allowing a walk in a shutout is a small one. So small that I can list them here in chronological order: Van Mungo, Luis Tiant, Dwight Gooden, Roger Clemens (twice), Kerry Wood, Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez (twice), Erik Bedard, Clayton Kershaw,…

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Blue Jays Release Ben Revere

Blue Jays Release Ben Revere The Blue Jays have released veteran outfielder Ben Revere from their Triple-A club, per Baseball America’s Kegan Lowe. He was in his second stint with the Jays after signing a minor league deal in late April. He’d previously had a brief but solid run as a regular in left field…

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Luke Weaver, Retooled and Reimagined

Luke Weaver, Retooled and Reimagined The book on Luke Weaver was written before he had played a game of professional baseball. Great changeup, good fastball, no third pitch. I mean “the book” metaphorically here, but I also mean it literally. Here’s Eric Longenhagen on Weaver before the 2017 season: “Those who have questioned Weaver’s upside…

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‘What he does is exceptional for a young player’: How J.D. Davis’ preparation gave the Mets a needed boost – The Athletic

‘What he does is exceptional for a young player’: How J.D. Davis’ preparation gave the Mets a needed boost – The Athletic How long can the Mets afford to sit Davis for Frazier? Source: http://www.baseballthinkfactory.org/newsstand/discussion/what_he_does_is_exceptional_for_a_young_player_how_jd_davis_preparation_g

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