Stuff plays but control usually wins

Today’s 3-2 Rox loss in Chicago was at least competitive, and I can’t say it was a terrible Eddie Butler outing. Once again, the margin for error was zilch, and a couple Butler mistakes to Dexter and Rizzo left the yard. The other side is what I want to talk about for a minute. Lester … Continued

Strikes versus stuff, and an air of frustration

On last night’s TCU vs Vanderbilt broadcast from the College World Series in Omaha, Riley Ferrell came in to pitch the last couple innings. With the game out of hand and Vanderbilt leading 7-1, Karl Ravech shifted into Baseball Tonight mode, asking Kyle Peterson if Ferrell could be in the majors this year – with … Continued