What do Yovani Gallardo and Cole Hamels have in common besides unfulfilled potential? According to Peter Keating, they don't throw enough strikes. More strikes means more of a chance to move into Cy Young territory next year.
Peter Keating, boyhood fan of Tom Seaver's quest for 300 wins, looks at the next likely entrants into the 600- (and 700-) HR club. Some surprising names have a good percentage shot via the "Favorite Toy" metric, including -- yes -- Adam Dunn.
Much was made of the few notable absences from the 2010 All-Star rosters. But there is no bigger snub than Twins pitcher Francisco Liriano, who has been the best in baseball when it comes to statistics pitchers can most control.