Does throwing more sliders make a pitcher lose curveball feel?

Lucas Giolito, Trevor Cahill, Dylan Covey and Eric Lauer weigh in on the idea for Baseball Prospectus.


Chris Paddack’s brother a hidden key to his success

The brothers share a unique relationship, from discussing innings limits to breaking down daily goals. It has carried Chris to the major leagues.


Matt Strahm’s offseason transition to starting pitcher

18 raw eggs and one pound of red meat per day. His college coach, Steve Murray, knew Strahm could do it.

Padres Spring Notebook

Mar. 18, 2019 — Chris Stewart, Andy Green and Chris Paddack weigh in on the rotation. Prospect Luis Patino recounts his strong offseason.


MacKenzie Gore’s offseason with a familiar roommate and a Rapsodo machine

Cliff Godwin, ECU’s head coach, has allowed Gore to stay in his attic each of the past two offseasons. Gore’s most recent stay meant interaction with the new-age, instant-data device.