Commentary

Behind the mastery of Cliff Lee

How one man uses six pitches (three of them fastballs) to shut down everyone

Originally Published: October 26, 2010
By Albert Lyu | FanGraphs
Getty ImagesCliff Lee is a master dealer on the hill.

You can make an argument right now that Cliff Lee -- the Texas Rangers' Game 1 starter in the 2010 World Series -- is among the best postseason pitchers ever, or certainly within the last few decades.

How does he do it?