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The Last Days of the Philosopher King

Wednesday night, as the final game of the Blue Jays-Mariners series rolled into the bottom of the 12th inning with both teams deadlocked at 1, and with the Blue Jays’ bullpen depleted of relievers, manager John Gibbons turned to an unlikely savior:  knuckleball starter R.A. 2,329 more words

Baseball

JNF Elevates Brain Aneurysm Awareness This September

September is Brain Aneurysm Awareness Month and to help provide insight as well as spread awareness of this condition, The Joe Niekro Foundation™ is sharing daily facts about the brain and brain… 134 more words

Joe Niekro Foundation

MLB: Red Sox Pitcher Steven Wright Interview on Inland_Sports

Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Steven Wright is enjoying a breakout season posting a record of 10-5 and earning a spot in his first Major League Baseball All-Star Game. 42 more words

A knuckleball so dirty, not even your cleanup bat can handle it. 

Just saw the guys over at brobible talk about Steven Wright’s knuckleball from earlier today, and this is the perfect time to put my input out there about it. 336 more words

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The Future of the Knuckle-Ball

(Photo Credits: Brandon Wade/AP Photo)

Knuckle ball pitchers have had a history of being excellent throughout their careers or being horrible. For example Charlie Zink is not a name many people know, ill admit I did not know who Charlie was until I did research. 455 more words

MLB

Steven Wright made Chris Davis look silly with an unhittable knuckleball

Red Sox pitcher Steven Wright threw a complete game in Boston’s 7-2 win over the Orioles on Monday. And after seeing his knuckleball to Chris Davis, it all makes sense. 98 more words

MLB

Steven Wright: The "New" R. A. Dickey

In the history of Major League Baseball, there have been very few pitchers who have actually succeeded in mastering the knuckleball to the point where they were able to absolutely dominate opposing batters on a consistent basis. 433 more words

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