- In Defense Of Signing Pedro Feliz
Last week, Chris Cwik weighed in with his thoughts on the Royals signing Pedro Feliz, and suffice it to say, he wasn't a big fan of the move. I have a somewhat different take on the signing
- The Phillies Bid Feliz Farewell
Pedro Feliz’ home run in Game Four of the World Series will be his last big Phillies hurrah, as yesterday the team declined to pick-up his 2010 contractual option. Instead of paying $5M
- Cardinals Acquire Feliz, and are now Worse
Another August deal went down involving the National League Central yesterday, this time involving the St. Louis Cardinals and the Houston Astros. The Astros sent Pedro Feliz north to Missouri
- Promotion Watch: Pedro Alvarez
With Jason Heyward, Stephen Strasburg, Mike Stanton, Buster Posey, Neftali Feliz, and Carlos Santana now in the big leagues, just four of Marc's preseason top ten prospects are left in the minors
- ¡Feliz Capuano!
- Pedro Alvarez = Pedro Cerrano
Pedro Alvarez was supposed to be a middle-of-the-order force by now, threatening to sink boaters in the Allegheny River with each mighty cut and working walks with his keen eye. Instead, the second
- Neftali Feliz's Pitch Selection
Dave Cameron's look at possible replacements for Neftali Feliz's closer role should he transition into a starter's role inspired me to take a look at Feliz's pitch selection. Evan Grant's great piece
- Neftali Feliz is being Demoted
Neftali Feliz, recently invited to the Futures Game was rated among Baseball America's 10th best prospect coming into this season and the Rangers overall first.
Spending last year between High
- Neftali Feliz to Start? Not Likely
considerable caveats ("Probably there’s a little bit more onus now on him really wowing us in spring training to inspire the move"), the general point was that wunderkind closer Neftali Feliz would get
- Pedro's Future
Reports recently circulated that Pedro Martinez definitely plans on pitching in 2009, if not longer than that. Having just turned 37 years old, he certainly would not be the oldest pitcher
- Pedro and Scene
A brief episode observed by the author this afternoon, during the pre-game hours at Fenway Park.
Artwork by the actual Pedro Martinez himself, courtesy Nick Taveras.
- 1999 Pedro
been the best pitcher in the league by a pretty good margin. His 2.34 FIP looks like something right out of Pedro Martinez's prime. But that thought process led me to look up Pedro's page
- Neftali Feliz's Future
Courtesy of Jeff Caplan on ESPN Dallas:
"Probably the two questions were: Can [Neftali Feliz] close, and can he start?" [Jon Daniels] said. "You knew that somewhere that arm is going to play. I
- If Feliz Starts, Who Closes?
To attempt and offset the loss of Cliff Lee, the Rangers are stretching out Neftali Feliz in spring training, and are keeping an open mind about converting him back into being a starting pitcher
- Pedro Martini
can get, have a few drinks, and then look at Pedro Martinez's 1999 and 2000 season statistics. Then drink some more. It's really quite enjoyable, I've found. Cheers.
A longing gaze across the bar
- Calling Pedro
After it became abundantly clear that the Mets were going in a different direction to fill the back of their rotation, Pedro Martinez had very limited options. Teams certainly had interest in his
- What's Wrong With Neftali Feliz?
Last night, Neftali Feliz blew his second save of the season, giving up a run to the Royals in the ninth inning of a game that the Rangers would eventually go on to lose in extra innings. Because
- Pedro Alvarez
With the second pick in the draft this afternoon, the Pittsburgh Pirates selected Vanderbilt third baseman Pedro Alvarez. I got a chance to watch Alvarez play for Team USA a couple of summers ago
- Neftali Feliz, Closer
It didn't take Texas long to come to the conclusion that Frank Francisco was no longer their best relief pitcher. After two blown saves by Francisco, Neftali Feliz is in as the new ninth inning
- Motte, Feliz Continue Tradition
Brian Wilson. Mariano Rivera. Brad Lidge. Jonathan Papelbon -- and in 2011, either Jason Motte or Neftali Feliz. Moreso than any other position in baseball, the dominant closer has become the common
- Pedro and the Phils
With the Phillies struggling in third place this yer after back-to-back National League Championships, GM Ruben Amaro has been toying around with an old idea:
Pedro Martinez appears to have his
- Who Closes If Feliz Starts?
In his first full season in the majors, Neftali Feliz absolutely lived up to the hype. After taking over the closer role, Feliz used his high-velocity fastball and knee-buckling breaking ball