ATLANTA, GA - MAY 21: Trevor Plouffe #24 of the Minnesota Twins is hit by a pitch in the 10th inning by Craig Kimbrel #46 of the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on May 21, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia.
They're good pitchers ... They're not here for no reason, and I think they know what they're doing out there. It's just the situation's going to change a little bit, and I think we'll be fine.
He's got one of those arms and the way the ball comes out of his hand that it's tough for hitters to pick up on, so he can just go right at guys ... And with him having that movement and that location, it just makes him that much better.
I've been talking to Eric O'Flaherty and Craig Kimbrel and they said, 'We're going to throw you fastballs right down the middle' and I said, 'Yeah right, I believe that,'More quotes »
Mets continue outfield shuffle
homer in the first and Lucas Duda 's solo blast in the second.The Mets tied it at 5 with one out in the ninth off Braves closer Craig Kimbrel on David Wright 's fourth home run, an inning after the Mets tied it at 4 on Marlon Byrd 's solo homer, his second Read more »
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Craig Kimbrel closes out Dodgers
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