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Villeneuve officially returning to IndyCars for Indianapolis 500

Jacques Villeneuve is ready to make an IndyCar comeback. Schmidt Peterson Motorsports said Wednesday it has hired Villeneuve to race in this year's Indianapolis 500, 19 years after the Canadian driver first drank the milk in Victory Lane. ''IndyCar is growing again and that's why last year when I started watching races again, every time I watched I felt almost angry...
Via AP on Fox
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Gausman, MLB Ready?

Rick Peterson looked on from the Bowie Baysox’s dugout as Kevin Gausman stated his case. The Orioles’ prized right hander decimated the Trenton Thunder over six innings, strike outing ten and allowing few well hit balls. With Baltimore four games behind the American League East division leaders and their rotation in shambles, expect Gausman to earn a promotion after the super...
Via Fangraphs
May 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Juan Nieves to be named Sox pitching coach

Despite  John Farrell's endorsement of Rick Peterson, the Red Sox will name Juan Nieves as their pitching coach. A major league source on Wednesday confirmed a report that the Red Sox will name Juan Nieves pitching coach. Nieves, a former Brewers pitcher, most recently served as bullpen coach for the White Sox since 2008. CBS Sports baseball insider Jon Heyman had...
Via Ted's Army
November 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Red Sox Hope to Select Fifth Pitching Coach Since 2010 by End of Week

BOSTON –– All eyes are on the pitching coach vacancy. As of now, the Red Sox have Rick Peterson, Randy St. Claire, Juan Nieves and Steve Foster in contention for the position. But Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington believes they will have the list whittled down to one candidate very soon."We're getting closer," Cherington said of the job. ...
Via NESN.com
November 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Farrell favors Rick Peterson for pitching coach

The search for the Sox' next pitching coach is taking much longer than expected. We all know John Farrell is going to be the leading man in getting the pitching staff right during spring training, and contrary to what some may think, this team needs a good pitching coach. John Farrell has voiced his opinion and heavily favors Rick Peterson to fill the spot. The Red Sox...
Via Ted's Army
November 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Red Sox manager Farrell wants team to hire Peterson

The Boston Red Sox are expected to name their new pitching coach on Tuesday and a source told ESPN Boston that new manager John Farrell wants the team to hire Rick Peterson. Peterson, a longtime major-league pitching coach, interviewed for the job on Saturday. Peterson met with general manager Ben Cherington, CEO Larry Lucchino, vice president/assistant general manager Mike Hazen...
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Red Sox Pitching Coach Search Expands to Include Randy St. Claire, Steve Foster, Juan Nieves and Rick Peterson

John Farrell and the Red Sox are continuing to search for the team's next pitching coach, and they are reportedly casting the net a bit wider. Adding to previous reports that the team was speaking with Orioles pitching coordinator Rick Peterson, the Sox now appear to be expanding their search to include three more names: Randy St. Claire, Steve Foster and Juan Nieves. ...
Via NESN.com
November 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Red Sox Interview For Pitching Coach

The Red Sox have begun to look for a new pitching coach and are starting the interview process with Orioles director of pitching development Rick Peterson.  In the past Peterson was the pitching coach for the Mets, A's and Brewers.
Via Fenway West
October 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Do Cutters Kill Fastball Velocity?

“Typically what we see is the more you throw that cutter, you can become dependent on it and you start to overuse it and typically what happens to guys that overuse the cutter is their fastball velocity drops. That has been consistent over the years.” — Orioles Director of Pitching Development Rick Peterson Last week, Orioles Vice President Dan Duquette staked out a stance...
Via Fangraphs
August 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Ex-MLB pitching coach Peterson hired by Orioles

The Baltimore Orioles have hired former major league pitching coach Rick Peterson to be their director of pitching development. The one-year deal was announced on the team website. Peterson is to oversee the team's minor league pitchers, a job formerly held by Alan Dunn. Peterson was named pitching coach of the Oakland Athletics in 1998. He joined the New York Mets in 2003...
Via AP on Fox
January 17, 2012  |  Discuss
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