Shut Up About ‘Resolutioners’

You know what 2017 would be even better without? Those who complain about "resolutioners" clogging up the gym, then smugly joking that they'll only be there for a week or two.

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The last knuckleballer to pitch for every AL team

With R.A. Dickey being the only knuckleballer to likely have a spot in his team's rotation for 2014, it kinda made me wonder when the last time each team had a knuckleballer pitch for them. Kinda surprised that, from what I could find, the Yankees haven't had a true knuckleball pitcher since Joe Niekro. Also, … Continue reading The last knuckleballer to pitch for every AL team

On R.A. Dickey and perseverance

New York Mets pitcher and Cy Young candidate R.A. Dickey, 37, has transformed himself as a knuckleballer and is enjoying a late-career resurgence. That much you already knew. But do you want to know why I really love watching R.A. Dickey pitch? This is the second time he's had to reinvent himself. Coming out of … Continue reading On R.A. Dickey and perseverance

On Tim Wakefield and the knuckleball

I remember the first time I became aware of the knuckleball. I was playing All-Star Baseball 99 on the N64. I didn't really know much about baseball, but I liked the Oakland A's because they were the local team. And I already pretty much knew I'd never be able to root for Barry Bonds. One … Continue reading On Tim Wakefield and the knuckleball