Texas to name Mathis pitching coach (source)

ARLINGTON – The Rangers are expected to promote Doug Mathis to pitching coach, according to industry sources. An announcement is not expected until sometime next week. Mathis served as the Rangers’ bullpen coach last season … .

Yankees: MLB scout destroys pitching coach Matt Blake

Yankees pitching coach Matt Blake has a powerful enemy, and it’s some scout across the MLB landscape.When the Yankees hired Matt Blake out of the clutches of the Cleveland Indians to be their analytically-driven pitching … .

5 games in 5 days? Here’s the pitching plan

You can take the Astros’ blueprint for success in sweeping the Twins in the American League Wild Card Series last week and file it away. Astros’ starting pitchers — and starters pitching in relief — … .