Miami starting pitchers unsurprisingly rank a woeful 13th in the National League in both park-adjusted ERA and park-adjusted fielding-independent pitching. The much bigger puzzler, though, has been Christian Yelich’s disappearing bat. Now in his age-25 season, a time when Yelich should be peaking, he’s having the worst season of his five-year major league career.
The bowl will be played in Frisco, Texas from now on. Last month, the Miami Beach Bowl announced that it was moving from the South Florida city after just three years. The bowl, which pits teams from the American Athletic Conference team against a MAC team, was been played in Marlins Park, the baseball stadium for the MLB’s Miami Marlins.
Mets RHP Matt Harvey thinks he has fixed a flaw in his delivery, which he adjusted prior to his start against the Diamondbacks on Wednesday. "Looking at video from successful starts that I've had in the past, we found out that my arm slot was like six inches higher,'' Harvey said Sunday, according to Newsday. "Not this past start, but the previous ones. It kind of dated back to last year when I had some issues with my rib and I couldn't throw from my normal arm slot because of the injury." Harvey pitched 5 1/3 innings on Wednesday, allowing three runs on six hits and four walks while striking out five against the Diamondbacks. He said afterwards that it was the best he felt on the mound in two