Breakout Alert: Trevor Cahill

Last season, Trevor Cahill’s first seven games were quite successful. He went 3-2 with a 3.27 era and 51 strikeouts in 41.1 innings pitched. After the 7th game he ended up on the DL with a shoulder injury and never got back to the same form he displayed earlier. Now back with the team where… Continue reading Breakout Alert: Trevor Cahill

Digging Deeper: Rougned Odor

In many ways 2017 was a step back for Rougned Odor. On paper, if we just looked at has counting stats they would show a similar line to 2016, but as we look to the average and on-base percentage, it tells a different story. Odor, known as a free swinger, batted .271 in 2016, but… Continue reading Digging Deeper: Rougned Odor

Digging Deeper: Clay Buchholz

Coming off a horrible season, no one would have thought Clay Buchholz would return to relevancy. Being 33-years old, it seems that age had caught up to him; his velocity was down and his pitches weren’t as good as they once were. Last season he lasted just two starts before going for surgery to repair… Continue reading Digging Deeper: Clay Buchholz

Digging Deeper: Nick Pivetta

The Philadelphia Phillies are in a battle for top spot in the National League East Division with the help of their starting rotation. As of writing, the Phillies starters rank 3rd in wins above replacement with 11.5 and rank 8th with a 3.78 ERA. The rotation has pitched 548.0 innings while compiling a record of… Continue reading Digging Deeper: Nick Pivetta

Digging Deeper: Anibal Sanchez

Some of the best stories in sports are when veterans turn back the clock and find success. In baseball we see older pitchers tweaking their repertoire and suddenly are back to being relevant. Anibal Sanchez is the latest player that seems to be rejuvenated with Atlanta. At 34-years of age, he was released by the… Continue reading Digging Deeper: Anibal Sanchez