John Smoltz

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This Week In Baseball: Coaches, Young Ballplayers Should Heed Smoltz’s Plea

Smoltz’s Hall of Fame speech illuminated a growing problem at the youth level of the sport.


Former Atlanta Braves pitcher John Smoltz. (Credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

John Smoltz on Tommy John Epidemic: Limiting Pitches, Innings ‘Not’ Working

The influx of Tommy John surgeries in Major League Baseball has experts scratching their heads for answers, John Smoltz may not have it, but he feels he knows what the answer isn’t, and that’s pitch counts.


Wilson Ramos #40 of the Washington Nationals gets a base hit in the ninth inning of the game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park on July 10, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Nationals won 5-1. (Credit: Brian Garfinkel/Getty Images)

John Smoltz Wants International All-Star Game, Insists Nats Still Playoff-Bound

John Smoltz knows a thing or two about All-Star Games as a guy who played in eight himself, but has a number of changes he feels would benefit the game and the sport, which includes expanding it to make it an international competition.


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Sports Junkies: Smoltz Thinks Nats Will Shut Down Strasburg

MLB Network analyst John Smoltz joined the Junkies on Tuesday and talked about Stephen Strasburg’s inning limit.

106.7 The Fan–05/01/2012