This summer, like every summer, The Rays pitching staff has owned opposing hitters. In ESPN The Magazine, Eddie Matz writes about the man behind that domination, a former substitute teacher known simply as "Hick.
In ESPN The Magazine's Debate issue," Eddie Matz writes that David Ortiz, Derek Jeter and Paul Konerko are defying odds this season by producing at high levels even though they are on the backside of their 30s.
In ESPN The Magazine, Eddie Matz writes about Brandon McCarthy, who was almost out of baseball in 2010 until he reinvented himself by writing Moneyball's next chapter. Now he's one of the game's best pitchers.