On Sunday, the Tigers are expected to call-up Matt Boyd, given the current overworked state of the bullpen. But that’s simply a band-aid to the larger issue the Tigers have on their hands right now; the starting pitching has not been good, and there are no easy answers to fix it.
April 24, 2016
When Johan Santana went down for at least the first half of the regular season, there was only one guy the Mets to whom the Mets turned to assume the role of staff ace – Mike Pelfrey. The duty of taking the ball as the number one guy in the Mets' rotation now falls squarely on the former first round pick. Is he up to the challenge? Inside Pitch caught up with the right-hander to find out.
March 10, 2011
BUFFALO, NY - The New York Mets are still looking for an arm to boost the back of the big league rotation. The organization may now have its answer right in Triple-A in the form of left-hander Pat Misch. Misch has been one of the most consistent arms on the 40-man roster this season and his recent run should be enough to get him another look in New York very soon.
August 11, 2010
Michael Olmsted missed nearly all of the 2008 season rehabbing from an arm injury, but looks to maximize his time in the season's final week. Olmsted, the Mets' 9th round pick in the 2007 draft, owns a deep repertoire that allows him to make crucial in-game adjustments, and it is that trait which he has worked so far from the GCL, to Kingsport to his start this week in Savannah.
August 29, 2008
The New York Mets selected the right-hander in the first round of the 2004 MLB Draft out of Rice University. He was the third overall pick and has since worked his way closer to the big leagues with each passing season. Humber made his debut with the Mets in September and seems to ready to make that a permanent stay. Here is a scouting report on New Orleans starter Philip Humber.
January 10, 2008