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  1. Rangers building depth in bullpen

    Calvin Watkins

    With the signing of right-handed reliever Kyuji Fujikawa on Tuesday, the Texas Rangers made another small baseball statement, not a sexy one -- build the bullpen. Neftali Feliz is the closer, but given his velocity issues after returning from Tomm...

    Blog | December 16, 2014
  2. Examining pitchers in the AFL

    Keith Law

    This year's Arizona Fall League season kicked off on Tuesday, and it's one of the best crops of pitching prospects the league has featured in a very long time, with tons of high draft picks, top-100 prospects and big velocity. This is my first post, ...

    Blog | October 11, 2014
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  4. Jose Fernandez of Miami Marlins says throwing feels better than e...

    Jose Fernandez released the ball with such velocity that the sound of it landing in the catcher's mitt echoed crisply throughout Marlins Park.

    Story | Conversation | October 03, 2014
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  6. Pregame notes: Feliz's velocity no issue for Bogar

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas - The velocity of Texas Rangers closer Neftali Feliz became a topic of discussion again prior to Friday's game against the Oakland Athletics. On Monday, Feliz hit at least 95 mph on the gun on 15 of his 19 pitches while converting...

    Blog | September 26, 2014
  7. Can Jay Cutler succeed with this Chicago Bears offense? - NFL

    Adam Caplan

    Can Jay Cutler win with the Chicago Bears? Adam Caplan examines, along with news and notes from around the league.

    Story | Conversation | September 20, 2014
  8. Clayton Kershaw earns 20th win as Dodgers clinch playoff spot

    Clayton Kershaw became the majors' first 20-game winner and A.J. Ellis hit a pair of two-run homers, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 14-5 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Friday.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | September 19, 2014
  9. Vic Black experiencing shoulder weakness

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK -- The Mets plan to have Vic Black examined by a team doctor Sunday at Citi Field after the reliever's velocity sagged during Saturday's relief appearance during a 10-3 loss to the Washington Nationals. Black's four-seam fastball averaged...

    Blog | September 13, 2014
  10. Extra Bases: Feliz finding his groove

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas - On Wednesday afternoon in South Beach, Neftali Feliz was trying to close the door for the Texas Rangers in the back end of a two-game series with the Miami Marlins. He gave up two home runs, but his velocity was in the mid-90s a...

    Blog | August 23, 2014
  11. Cole brings the heat in return

    Mark Simon

    The most encouraging stat from the Pittsburgh Pirates' 3-2 comeback win over the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday night? It might have been Gerrit Cole's average fastball velocity -- 95.9 mph -- in his first start back from the disabled list. That was his...

    Blog | August 21, 2014
  12. Neftali Feliz's dip in velocity is concerning

    Calvin Watkins

    This Rangers season, at least right now, is about the future. If Neftali Feliz wants involvement with that future he can't do what occurred to him on Sunday in Cleveland: Diminished velocity on his fastball. Blown saves happen. But of Feliz...

    Blog | August 04, 2014
  13. Countdown 2 ‘Sharknado 2’: Your Two-Day (!!!) Warning...

    Holly Anderson

    Do you remember being surprised about the velocity of the interest spike in last summer's first Sharknado film? How quickly it went from "thing I am going to watch and tweet about, to the increasing dismay of my family an...

    Blog | July 28, 2014
  14. Mets will watch Niese closely

    Adam Rubin

    Jonathon Niese #49 SP New York Mets 2014 STATS GM17 W5 L4 BB28 K74 ERA2.96 SEATTLE -- While Jonathon Niese does not have a strict pitch count on Monday night, Terry Collins said the staff will watch him closely. Niese's velocity has b...

    Blog | July 21, 2014
  15. A shift in MLB's injury equation

    Buster Olney

    BALTIMORE -- In his last start before Masahiro Tanaka landed on the disabled list, his average fastball velocity was 92.1 mph. He pitched 6 2/3 innings and allowed five runs. As the Yankees learned two days later, following an MRI and three doctor co...

    Blog | July 13, 2014
  16. Reds' Mike Leake strikes out career-high 12, dominating Giants

    Mike Leake has gotten stronger every year, and his fastball velocity has increased as a result. Even so, he still doesn't know where all those strikeouts came from.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | June 26, 2014
  17. Fister lesson: Good arms can come cheap

    Buster Olney

    Three years ago, the Detroit Tigers surprised folks with an under-the-radar trade at the deadline, when they plucked an unspectacular right-hander with average fastball velocity from the Seattle Mariners. That pitcher, Doug Fister, was attractive to ...

    Blog | June 26, 2014
  18. David Carpenter of Atlanta Braves to disabled list for strained b...

    The Atlanta Braves have placed reliever David Carpenter on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right biceps.

    Story | Conversation | June 17, 2014