Monthly Archives December 2010

Slidering away

Too many offspeed pitches–that is how I would characterize Larry Rothschild’s long tenure as pitching coach of the Cubs. As one example among many, here is the pitch sequence in a pivotal at-bat during the playoffs in 2008. The date is October 1, 2008, at Wrigley: game 1 of the Cub-Dodger NLDS. The Cubs are […]