THE FUTURE OF PITCHING

There was a time when there was no such thing as bullpens and closers. In fact saves! weren’t even an official statistic until 1969. Starting pitchers were expected to pitch the whole game, and relief pitchers were used for spot starts and multi-inning relief appearances when a starter would struggle or get injured. Things changed however… starters went from pitching

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2018 SEASON PREDICTIONS

Tomorrow is opening day and it’s time for me to make my predictions. Will I be right or fail miserably? AL EAST 1. NEW YORK YANKEES 2. BOSTON RED SOX 3. BALTIMORE ORIOLES 4. TORONTO BLUE JAYS 5. TAMPA BAY RAYS AL CENTRAL 1. CLEVELAND INDIANS 2. MINNESOTA TWINS 3. KANSAS CITY ROYALS 4. CHICAGO WHITE SOX 5. DETROIT TIGERS

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10 BOLD PREDICTIONS FOR THIS SEASON

What’s going to happen this season? Every season there are surprises: unexpected breakouts, sudden declines, contenders having terrible seasons, supposedly bad teams making the playoffs…. If I can brag a little, I made some good predictions in the past: I predicted the Chicago White Sox winning their division in 2005 when they were overlooked by the experts; Didi Gregorius’s power

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