There’s a contemporary push to place starting pitchers in the same realm as everyday players, which is confusing as it is annoying.
Miami Marlins ace Jose Fernandez has been cleared to start throwing Oct. 1.
Cody Ross can see clearly now, so he must have had a nice view as his decisive pinch-hit home run sailed into the left-field seats.
Jake Peavy was off his game last time out. Facing the majors’ worst hitting team could help the former Cy Young winner deliver a better performance this time.
New York Mets knuckleballer R.A. Dickey struck out one-shot wonder Adam Greenberg, but also gave up two homers in his final start of a Cy Young-hopeful season and the Mets lost to the Miami Marlins in 11 innings 4-3 Tuesday.