Peter Gammons: Assembling a pitching staff for 2018

The National League Championship Series was barely over and the Dodgers in the World Series when Theo Epstein, Jed Hoyer and Joe Maddon began rethinking the way they develop pitching. They hired Jim Hickey, Maddon’s former pitching coach in Tampa Bay. When the new Marlins ownership fired all of Jeffrey Loria’s baseball hirings, former Pirates […]

The Many Present (and Future) Skills of Zach Davies

In the five-or-some-odd months that have passed since David Stearns first updated his LinkedIn resume title to ‘General Manager, Milwaukee Brewers’, he and the organization have made one thing abundantly clear: They’re investing for the future. Nowhere was this reality more evident than this past Saturday night, when Milwaukee shipped shortstop Jean Segura and right-handed pitching prospect Tyler Wagner to the […]