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Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Too much for two old pitchers? The Braves actually got a bargain | Mark Bradley blog

How long can Bartolo keep going?

Jim Furtado Posted: November 15, 2016 at 09:26 AM | 4 comment(s)
  Beats: bartolo colon, braves, r.a. dickey

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Braves sign R.A. Dickey | MLB.com

Both parties satisfied their wishes on Thursday, when Dickey agreed to a one-year, $7.5 million deal that includes an $8 million club option with a $500,000 buyout for the 2018 season. The 42-year-old former National League Cy Young Award winner will now have a chance to extend his career while playing just a few hours away from his family residence in Nashville, Tenn.

Jim Furtado Posted: November 10, 2016 at 07:09 PM | 50 comment(s)
  Beats: braves, free agents, r.a. dickey

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Fangraphs: The Knuckleball Is More Conventional Than It Seems

Eno Sarris questioning conventional wisdom about the knuckleball:

But once you peal (sic) back the layers on the pitch, you start to see that each truism about the knuckler isn’t necessarily true. In fact, there are probably more ways in which the art of throwing a knuckleball is similar to the art of throwing other pitches than it is different.

(I know a Steven Wright article just got posted. I think the more general discussion of knuckleballs here deserves its own thread.)

villageidiom Posted: June 16, 2016 at 08:56 AM | 30 comment(s)
  Beats: eno sarris, fangraphs, knuckleball, r.a. dickey, steven wright

 

 

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