My thesis on why Madison Bumgarner is really, really good: he’s very young; he’s good at pitching; and, he’s very young. Writing post-game reactions to Bumgarner starts has become one of the most brainless exercises I can think of. He’s really, really good. And he’s really, really young. Add two parts youth-to-league; one part strong pitching peripherals; bake for an… Read more →
There are times when you know you’re watching a superb pitching performance. Much like when you turn on a classic movie, or put on a great record, you just know that you’re in for a treat. Today was one of those times. In the Giants home opener against the Pirates, Matt Cain threw one of the best games from a… Read more →
Looking at Lincecum’s 138-pitch CG through the scope of PFX data.