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These are 2018's most improved pitchers

We’re about 40 percent of the way through the season. Baseball’s top starters have made more than a dozen starts, and have thrown nearly 100 innings. Just as we did last week with hitters, it’s time to check out 2018’s most improved pitchers. How, though? You could look at ERA, or strikeouts, or walk rate, or any number of things. ...

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Red Sox pitchers claim to have seen increase in warped baseballs

The Boston Red Sox are drawing new attention to Major League Baseball’s ongoing controversy surrounding the condition of its baseballs. Several Red Sox pitchers – all of whom requested anonymity – told Rob Bradford of WEEI on Tuesday that they’ve noticed an increase in warped baseballs… MLB | theScore

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Padres, Cardinals face each other with struggling pitchers (Jun 13, 2018)

Two young starters searching for consistency will try to find it Wednesday night in the rubber game of a three-game series between the San Diego Padres and St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium in St. Louis. Padres left-hander Eric Lauer (2-4, 6.64 ERA) is undergoing on-the-job training with mostly painful results, while Cardinals right-hander Luke Weaver (… FOX Sports Digital

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Padres prospects named Pitchers of the Week

The San Antonio Missions, Double-A affiliate of the San Diego Padres, announced Monday that pitchers Logan Allen and Jason Jester have been named Texas League Pitchers of the Week for May 28-June 3. The duo combined to throw the 13th no-hitter in team history when they beat Tulsa 6-0 on May 31. Allen showed poise in his start against Tulsa ...

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Report: MLB sent 6 teams a baseball prototype for pitchers to test

In hopes of potentially making life easier on pitchers, Major League Baseball sent six teams a prototype ball to test in spring training and the regular season, sources confirmed to <a href="… MLB | theScore

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These are the 10 best hitting seasons by pitchers

Comedy writer Eric Stangel nailed the mood Sunday when he tweeted out: “We are so close to seeing the think piece ‘if Ohtani the pitcher faced Ohtani the hitter, who would win?'” Shohei Ohtani has, in … MLB News Index

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