John Smoltz On WFAN: If Mets Don't Get Healthy, Season Could Get UglyThe Mets are following the blueprint of many of today's major league teams by counting on the volatile recipe of power pitching and power hitting, Hall of Famer John Smoltz said Tuesday.
John Smoltz On WFAN: Today's Pitchers Don't Know Difference Between Discomfort And InjuryJohn Smoltz says the reason young pitchers these days so often complain about arm issues is they're not properly conditioned for the grind of big league baseball.
This Week In Baseball: Coaches, Young Ballplayers Should Heed Smoltz's PleaSmoltz's Hall of Fame speech illuminated a growing problem at the youth level of the sport.
Biggio, Johnson, Smoltz, Martinez Enter Baseball Hall Of FameFor Pedro Martinez, the last to speak, the moment was magical as scores in the crowd waved Dominican flags for one of their own.
Silverman: Pedro, Unit, Smoltz Make Up Best HOF Pitching Class In More Than 40 YearsIt’s a remarkable weekend for pitching, and it will be celebrated with the induction of this spectacular trio at baseball’s Upstate New York shrine.
Biggio, Johnson, Pedro And Smoltz Ready To Enter HallThree dominated on the mound, the other excelled at three positions up the middle. Together they left a remarkable imprint on baseball.
John Smoltz: Mets' Young Starters 'Way Better' Than '90s Braves"They’re way better," Smoltz said in regard to the Mets' rotation. "They’ve got more talent than we could ever have."
WATCH: New Hall Of Famers Deliver 'Letterman' Top 10The 2015 Baseball Hall of Fame class is on its way to Cooperstown. But first, a field trip to the Ed Sullivan Theater.
Sweeny: Reflecting On Cooperstown's Newcomers, And More Hall Of Fame NotesRandy Johnson and Pedro Martinez were simply two of the most fun pitchers to watch in my lifetime, and that is true whether they pitched for or against your team.
Johnson, Martinez, Smoltz And Biggio Heading To CooperstownThe Big Unit, Martinez and Smoltz earned induction on their first tries, and Biggio made it on the third attempt after falling two votes shy last year.
What You Need To Know Ahead Of Tuesday's Hall Of Fame AnnouncementJohnson, Martinez and Smoltz appear to be shoo-ins for election. Joining them could be Piazza and Biggio in what is shaping up as the biggest class of inductees in 60 years.
Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz Headline 2015 Hall Of Fame BallotRandy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and John Smoltz are among 17 newcomers on baseball's 2015 Hall of Fame ballot.