Jacob deGrom outpitched Clayton Kershaw in game 1 of the Dodgers/Mets NLDS on October 9.
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.
A couple days after I asked What’s Wrong With Setup Man Junichi Tazawa?, the Red Sox announced that he would be shut down for the rest of the year due to overwork.
Kansas City Royals Setup Man Wade Davis is having yet another superb year.
I looked at what’s happened to Rick Porcello’s pitches on his return from the DL (Red Sox Starter Rick Porcello Can Still Be Dominant)
Koji Uehara’s season is over with a line-drive comeback that broke his wrist. I went back to his ridiculously dominant 2013 to re-live his strikeout of Prince Fielder in the ALCS Game 3 (Will the Injury to Red Sox Closer Koji Uehara Mean the End of His Dominance?).
I wrote a summary of Eduardo Rodriguez’s first major-league start at Eduardo Rodriguez Dominated in His First Start.
I didn’t write a summary of his second start, but here are a couple of charts that show it: