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Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Fansided Slideshow of Best Pitchers by Franchise

Some teams have been blessed to see one legendary arm after another take the hill for their squad. Others have been forced to live with mediocrity while they await their turn in line. As such, we are here to examine the greatest starting pitchers in the history of each franchise. Whether it was championship glory or individual accomplishments, something sets each of these men apart from the pack and makes them the face of pitching greatness for their respective teams.

Los Angeles Angels – Nolan Ryan
Houston Astros – Roy Oswalt
Philadelphia/Oakland Athletics – Eddie Plank
Toronto Blue Jays – Roy Halladay
Atlanta Braves – Warren Spahn

Milwaukee Brewers – Teddy Higuera
St. Louis Cardinals – Bob Gibson
Chicago Cubs – Fergie Jenkins
Arizona Diamondbacks – Randy Johnson
Los Angeles Dodgers – Sandy Koufax

New York/San Francisco Giants – Christy Mathewson
Cleveland Indians – Bob Feller
Seattle Mariners – Felix Hernandez
Florida/Miami Marlins – Josh Beckett
New York Mets – Tom Seaver

Washington Nationals/Montreal Expos – Steve Rogers
Baltimore Orioles – Jim Palmer
San Diego Padres – Jake Peavy
Philadelphia Phillies – Steve Carlton
Pittsburgh Pirates – Wilbur Cooper

Texas Rangers – Charlie Hough
Tampa Bay Rays/Devil Rays – David Price
Boston Red Sox – Rogers Clemens
Cincinnati Reds – Paul Derringer
Colorado Rockies – Ubaldo Jimenez

Kansas City Royals – Bret Saberhagen
Detroit Tigers – Mickey Lolich
Minnesota Twins/Washington Senators – Walter Johnson
Chicago White Sox – Red Faber
New York Yankees – Whitey Ford

bbmck Posted: August 11, 2015 at 04:37 PM | 42 comment(s)
  Beats: great baseball players, pitchers, teams

Friday, August 07, 2015

Updated Top 250 fantasy baseball rankings: pitcher inning limits

Here’s a great look at the players in danger of being shut down for innings limits.

Ah, but does one count Nola’s 116 1/3 innings during his final year at LSU toward his 2014 total? That would result in a total of 171 2/3 innings, and he’d be on pace for a 22-inning increase. Regardless, Nola was on an innings limit last season and Philadelphia Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro previously hinted a 170-inning limit for the rookie right-hander in 2015. At an average of six innings per start, that would leave 5-6 more starts for Nola’s season, which sounds about right for one of the most important young arms in a rebuilding organization. Risk: High.

Jim Furtado Posted: August 07, 2015 at 07:58 AM | 0 comment(s)
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Monday, June 01, 2015

David Price, Doug Fister, Outlook for 2015-16 free agent pitchers could be dimming | FOX Sports

Ken Rosenthal writes up an update on the next free agent class.

Jim Furtado Posted: June 01, 2015 at 12:32 PM | 19 comment(s)
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