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Switchin’ Pitches: Gallardo’s Mysterious Cutter

Last month, I investigated Franchise Starter Yovani Gallardo‘s fastballs, in part to respond to the clamor over the righty’s falling velocity. Specifically, I focused on the strange fact that Gallardo appeared to be focusing on secondary fastballs more in 2013 than in previous seasons, while… [More]

Mike Fiers, Fastballer

Mike Fiers is one of the best surprises of the Brewers’ 2012 season. As J.P. Breen stated yesterday, Fiers has yet to look back since the Brewers inserted him into their injury-depleted rotation. Even though Fiers has yet to reach his 50th inning pitched in… [More]

Average Is as Average Does

While the National League runs scored fluctuate throughout the season, the Brewers’ run environment will probably continue to fluctuate between 4.30 R/G and 4.50 R/G. Given the heightened run environment at Miller Park over the last few years, we can judge the Brewers’ batting and… [More]

Cutter City and Contract Considerations

Last night, I noticed that Zack Greinke’s moving fastball showed up frequently during his start. The right-handed ace-once-again went cutter crazy upon announcing his new pitch, selecting it more than 19% of the time during his April starts. As a result, approximately 71% of Greinke’s… [More]

Switchin’ Pitches: He Throws WHAT?

While researching Zack Greinke’s pitch f/x stats Monday night, and thinking up a grand scheme for Tuesday morning’s cutter article, I asked a huge question, and then filed it in the back of my mind: how many MLB pitchers added a new pitch at some… [More]

Brewers Round ‘Em Up: The Great Strike Zone Conspiracy

Haven’t done one of these in a while; you all have been subjected to my crazy labor rants, stats excursions, and sessions of throwing-spaghetti-on-the-wall. Lucky for you, a part of my community service agreement (we won’t go there) requires that I have the decency to… [More]

Bringing It All Back Home: Shaun Marcum’s Junkball Blues

No matter how much the Brewers’ management team and Shaun Marcum explained away his spring shoulder pain, I gather that most Brewers fans held their breath until they could see him in real game action. Behind the shoulder pain and the talk of a mechanical… [More]