MLB Pitchers Who Aren't What They Used to Be

Zachary D. RymerMLB Lead WriterJune 25, 2013

The baseball gods can be cruel, but they’ve got nothing on Father Time.

That crotchety old you-know-what rarely allows for ballplayers to age like fine wines, and he’s particularly unfair to pitchers. One day a pitcher will be fine and the next—BAM!—he’ll be over the hill. No more velocity, no more stuff, no more guile, no more nothing.

There are a few hurlers around the league who can vouch, notably four guys who ply their trade in Boston, Toronto, Washington D.C and San Francisco.  

Or, at least, myself and B/R Pop Culture Lead Writer Gabe Zaldivar will vouch for them, as they made the cut for our chit-chat about pitchers who just aren’t what they used to be. As they usually are, our ramblings were caught on video.

Leave your comments below if you have any, and you’re also welcome to give Gabe and I a follow on Twitter.

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