Cliff Lee and Pedro Martinez have attracted much of the attention, but Joe Blanton has quietly been the Phillies' most effective pitcher since the beginning of July.
Christopher Harris previews Week 23, in which Pedro Martinez makes his return to the rotation as a two-start option.
The new-look All-Star Game has 11 first-time starters and four from the World Series champion Red Sox.
While Jeff Suppan has been superb this postseason, the Red Sox have a recharged Pedro going into critical Game 3.
Preparation and hard work keep Hall of Fame-caliber veteran pitchers (like Roger Clemens) in top form.
Spring training news and notes.