04
09
2013

Ubaldo Jimenez's Velocity Problems

If you haven’t been paying attention to the Cleveland Indians (I can’t blame you), Ubaldo Jimenez’s velocity has dropped like a rock – especially bad in 2013 so far. Here’s the opening pitch from April 8th: Yikes. Remember, this is the same guy who had no problem hittin...

05
16
2012

Stuff to Read and Listen to (5/16/2012)

We’ve been all over the Internet lately. Here’s where you can catch up on some podcast interviews we’ve done, articles for other sites we’ve written, and some old stuff to re-read. Tarp Talk Podcast – Discussion of the Oakland A’s, Cleveland Indians, Jeanmar Gomez...

05
04
2012

Ubaldo Jimenez, Lost Velocity, and the Need for Dedicated Video Review

My post on Ubaldo Jimenez’s lost 96 MPH fastball went up today over at The Hardball Times. In it, I talked about the need for dedicated video review by an analyst in the Player Development department of every MLB club. I strongly believe MLB teams should set up two high-speed video cameras tha...