Verlander’s Triceps Injury Spotlights Question Marks in Astros’ Rotation

Verlander’s Triceps Injury Spotlights Question Marks in Astros’ Rotation Sunday afternoon was a worrisome one for the Astros, as Justin Verlander made an early departure from his Grapefruit League start against the Mets, complaining of right triceps soreness. While manager Dusty Baker said the move was precautionary, the 37-year-old righty was scheduled to undergo an…

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NL Central Notes: Pirates, Lorenzen, Chatwood

NL Central Notes: Pirates, Lorenzen, Chatwood The Pirates were “behind the times” in their approach to developing pitchers under the previous front-office/coaching regime, right-hander Tyler Glasnow opines in a fascinating interview with Jason Mackey of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Glasnow details the manner in which the Pirates emphasized pitching down and inside even as the rest of…

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