Pitching is the name of the game as Major League Baseball prepares for Opening Day, and The Buffalo News is stepping up to the plate Thursday.
The News' annual Baseball Preview Section is available only on newsstands Thursday morning and our lineup is impressive.
Senior Sports Columnist Jerry Sullivan throws the first pitch by examining the trend from bashing the long ball to building dominating pitching staffs.
Inside Baseball columnist Mike Harrington usually starts the season with the defending champions atop his rankings but says repeating will be a tall order for the San Francisco Giants.
Mixed Media columnist Greg Connors looks at what YES and SNY have in store for Yankees and Mets fans.
Fantasy sports writer Jay Skurski breaks down the best players, position-by-position.
Also in The News' batting order: predictions, stats and the stylings of News staff artist Dan Zakroczemski.
Only on newsstands Thursday.