The Era of the Pitcher

That’s it. I’ve had enough of this “Year of the Pitcher” talk spreading into two years. With Justin Verlander’s no-no today, the second no-hitter thrown this week in the majors, I hereby declare that we are in The Era of the Pitcher. An Era where we see two perfect games in the same month (May 9, 2010 – Dallas Braden; May 29, 2010 – Roy Halladay). An Era that has seen eight (8) no-hitters (nine if you consider Galarraga’s almost perfecto). The 2006 season through the 2009 season saw eight no-hitters.

The Era will continue. And within this Era, we will still see great hitting. But we will see even better pitching.

Play Ball.


Posted on May 8, 2011, in Baseball, MLB, no hitter, pitcher. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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