Tuesday, June 17, 2008

credit where credit's due

Many people, especially those who aren't familiar with the inner-workings of baseball, are unaware of the quiet genius at work behind Cardinals pitching. Dave Duncan is recognized by those-in-the-know as one of the all-time greatest pitching coaches, primarily for his ability to turn around pitchers (and careers) on the downslide. Cardinal Nation knows how valuable Duncan is to the organization and to the pitchers he has instructed, but it's always nice to have people on the outside give accolades where they are so richly deserved and often neglected. Bradford Doolittle recently did just that. Have a look here.