• Ivan Nova, strikeout pitcher?

    If you’ve been reading this site since last season, you probably already know that, though I like him, I’ve generally been a little cautious with regards to how successful Ivan Nova can be over the long term due to his lack of strikeouts and lack of swing and miss stuff. Well so far this season, Nova has struck out 15 batters over his first 13 innings, and seems to be getting swinging strikeouts almost on command when he gets into a pitcher’s count. So what’s the difference, and is this just a small sample size curiosity, or can Nova actually keep this up? Read More