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  1. Who's the next lights-out middle reliever? - MLB

    Mike Petriello

    Which former starters could become lights-out relievers next season? Mike Petriello leads with former Cy Young Award winner Tim Lincecum.

    Story | Conversation | October 22, 2014
  2. Chris Sale proving why he should be considered an elite pitcher -...

    Mike Petriello

    Mike Petriello examines the metrics of underappreciated White Sox starter Chris Sale, and finds they compare favorably to the best pitcher in baseball, Clayton Kershaw, and then explains what makes Sale so dominant.

    Story | Conversation | September 12, 2014
  3. My early award winners, top contenders

    Keith Law

    With just five weeks left in the regular season, we're approaching peak silliness time, the point in the season when we start to hear narrative-based explanations for why players who weren't actually the best at their respective roles deserve more aw...

    Blog | August 19, 2014
  4. Los Angeles Dodgers starter Zack Greinke is having record streak ...

    Mike Petriello

    In ESPN The Magazine's Transactions Issue, Mike Petriello writes that because of Clayton Kershaw, it's difficult for another Dodgers starter to stand out. But to regard Zack Greinke as merely Kershaw's running mate is to severely undersell the pitcher.

    Story | Conversation | May 16, 2014
  5. How Bailey changed the pitching market

    Buster Olney

    Homer Bailey's career ERA is 4.30, and he's had two seasons in which he has thrown over 200 innings. He has not pitched to the level of a Clayton Kershaw, Justin Verlander, or even a Matt Cain. He's never had any kind of a vote for the Cy Young Award...

    Blog | May 07, 2014
  6. Johan Santana ahead of schedule?

    Doug Mittler

    When the Baltimore Orioles signed Johan Santana to a minor league deal in early March, it was hoped that he would be able to help the big league club sometime in June. Could the two-time Cy Young Award winner be ahead of schedule? Peter Gammons t...

    Blog | April 19, 2014
  7. Will Johan Santana pitch in 2014?

    Joe Kaiser

    Johan Santana is only 34, but he seems a lot older than that. The former ace and two-time Cy Young award winner hasn't thrown a major league pitch since Aug. 17, 2012 and missed all of last season after having surgery to repair a torn shoulder capsul...

    Blog | February 21, 2014
  8. And on the mound ... T-Mac?

    Tom Carpenter

    It appears that Tracy McGrady may not be done with his athletic career. No, we shouldn't expect to see T-Mac back on the hardwood. Instead, he may be throwing balls at wooden bats. "Seven-time Cy Young Award winner Roger Clemens, who is a special ...

    Blog | February 02, 2014
  9. Mat Latos among pitchers poised to break out in a big way in 2014...

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski looks at six hurlers poised to make a Max Scherzer-type leap in 2014.

    Story | Conversation | January 21, 2014
  10. Twin Cities encore for Santana?

    Doug Mittler

    We mentioned last week that Johan Santana was getting closer to making a decision on a minor league deal. The two-time AL Cy Young Award winner may end up choosing some familiar surroundings. Andy Martino of the New York Daily News reports the Twi...

    Blog | January 06, 2014
  11. David Price is overrated because of favorable pitching environmen...

    Jared Cross

    Jared Cross explains why extremely favorable pitching conditions have led to David Price being overrated.

    Story | Conversation | December 19, 2013
  12. Winter Meetings Buzz

    Doug Mittler

    Day One of the winter meetings saw two-time Cy Young Award winner Roy Halladay announce his retirement, but the activity in Orlando was void of any major trade or free agent signing. Could things change Tuesday? There is some buzz regarding a deal...

    Blog | December 10, 2013
  13. My MVP and Cy Young picks

    Keith Law

    On Monday, I revealed my rookie of the year ballots (I voted in the National League). Today I wanted to reveal what my ballots would look like for the other major player awards. Again, I only voted for NL ROY, so this is for the purpose of discussion...

    Blog | November 14, 2013
  14. Six trades for David Price

    Jim Bowden

    There might be several quality free agent starting pitchers available this offseason, but the best pitcher on most teams' radars is a former Cy Young Award winner whose team simply can't afford him anymore. Tampa Bay Rays left-hander David Price ...

    Blog | November 08, 2013
  15. Data, scouting fuel Red Sox win

    Buster Olney

    DETROIT -- Think of the postseason as a final exam, and the pitchers in the American League Championship Series as summa cum laude-caliber students: former Cy Young winner Justin Verlander, presumptive Cy Young winner Max Scherzer, Cy Young candidate...

    Blog | October 16, 2013
  16. Red Sox will see real Verlander

    Buster Olney

    The topic was Justin Verlander, and the two veteran hitters who had faced him this year spoke of the Cy Young winner in their dugout with great respect, but also with professional honesty. "He's not the same guy," said one of the players. The o...

    Blog | October 11, 2013