Jacob deGrom outpitched Clayton Kershaw in game 1 of the Dodgers/Mets NLDS on October 9.
Umpire Vic Carapazza had a pretty bad day at the office when he umpired the Toronto Blue Jays/Texas Rangers ALDS game on October 9.
Mark Buehrle is best known for throwing the slowest fastball in baseball, but he retires as a solidly above-average pitcher because of his control and command of his pitches.
Travis Shaw has looked effective at first base, but is he really the answer, or has he mostly been lucky?
Henry Owens has been inconsistently effective this year, but his changeup remains a potent weapon.
Rich Hill’s career has been notable mainly for injuries, but his 2015 starts at the age of 35 have been very impressive. His curve has been particularly excellent:
Zack Greinke can beat you with any one of 5 excellent pitches, and if he also wants to humiliate you he might throw you an eephus pitch too.
Bradley adjusted his mechanics and started hitting the inside fastball. Pitchers counter-adjusted and have been pitching him down and out. Bradley will need to reach those pitches if he is to be a productive major-league hitter.