As his slider becomes a comfort pitch, as we get the curveball back to being the hard-tilting curveball, as he continues developing confidence in that changeup and runs out those four weapons he can be a very successful major league pitcher ... He still has some work to do, but he is off to a very encouraging start.
The composure ... To run a 98 mph fastball in on a left-handed hitter on the second pitch of his Major League debut and then to use his first off-speed pitch as a right-on-right changeup to the reigning MVP (Buster Posey), that's a great sign. It's a great sign that he's not trying to throw 150, evening though he's throwing 99.
The composure ... To run a 98 mph fastball in on a left-handed hitter on the second pitch of his Major League debut and then to use his first off-speed pitch as a right-on-right changeup to the reigning MVP (Buster Posey), that's a great sign. It's a great sign that he's not trying to throw 150, evening though he's throwing 99.More quotes »
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