Category: National League West

Tim Lincecum: “We felt we underachieved last year and we weren’t where we were supposed to be”

Friday, March 2nd, 2012

Tim Lincecum is the perfect example of why your record as a pitcher isn't always indicative of what type of season you've had.  Lincecum had his first losing season with a 13-14 record, yet had the seventh best ERA in baseball at 2.74 and along with Doug Fister (10th) and ...

Kirk Gibson Has a Tough and Challenging Battle Ahead

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

After 17 seasons as a major leaguer and spending the last seven as a bench coach, Kirk Gibson has finally got his shot at managing a ball club with the Arizona Diamondbacks.  Gibson brings instant credibility and a much-needed attitude adjustment to a team that has become accustomed to finishing ...

The NL Rookie of the Year Award Seems More Likely for Buster Posey

Wednesday, August 25th, 2010

No National League rookie has ever won the batting title and San Francisco Giants rookie, Buster Posey, will not be the first.  After a storied collegiate career at Florida State and a meteoric rise through the minors making his MLB debut on May 29th, Posey has torched major league pitchers ...

Barry Zito’s Approach to the Game Has Changed

Wednesday, April 28th, 2010

Barry Zito improved his record to 3-0 on the season after he blanked the Cardinals on three hits over eight innings last Saturday night.  It looks as though he has regained the form he displayed back in ’06 when he signed the largest pitcher contract in baseball history, a $126 ...