Chaim Bloom and Brian O’Halloran’s inaugural move as Chief Baseball Officer and General Manager was claiming left-handed reliever Josh Osich off waivers from the Chicago White Sox. The #RedSox today claimed LHP Josh Osich off waivers from the Chicago WhiteRead More
Bloody sock. Making 55,000 people from New York shut up. Winning two World Series in Boston (three overall). Just a few ways to describe the career of ex-Red Sox ace Curt Schilling’s tenure pitching for Boston’s beloved baseball team. TheRead More
The “opener” has slowly begun to take over baseball. Its purpose is to start a high-leverage reliever and let him throw for an inning or two so that your starter doesn’t have to face the opposing lineup more than twice. Let’s get into it.Read More
Some pitchers are absolutely dominant to begin a game. Many even carry it into the middle and later innings. Unfortunately, there are those guys who just can’t get through the opposing batting order more than two times. Today, we will focus on these players who specifically can’t get through the order for a third time. You won’t see names like Edwin Jackson on here who is bad no matter how many times he has gone through the order.
For those who don’t know, the opener is a pitcher, usually a reliever, who starts the game and pitches an inning or two to allow for the starter to only have to face the lineup two times. Let’s get into it.Read More