TuckerBlair89 wrote:I mentioned this his start before yesterday's. Interesting to see it in front of me though.
I have no clue what this means, or how much it affects. But definitely something to note.
He's pitched well, although 2 of those starts have been against Seattle which he dominates
Jordan Tuwiner wrote:Is he sacrificing velocity for command?
Matt P wrote:According to MASN, birdwatcher55 is right, he was hitting 94 in the later innings.
He was really sick for over a week. It's very possible that he's not 100% yet. I've noticed every game he pitches he starts off low 90's and pumps it up as the game goes on. I don't know if that is intentional and they are taking a page from Verlander's book or if it just takes him a few innings to really find his fastball where he can trust letting it go.
I think that's just how he is to be honest.
But as mentioned above, until he really starts getting lit up, I'm probably not going to worry about it entirely too much.
Matt P wrote:Probably Wieters. I've seen all the pitchers do things like this all year. He must think that the hitter won't expect it a 2nd time in a row. One thing I always wonder is what is he looking at in the dugout. I thought he called his own pitches yet he always seems to look in the dugout when a runner is on base.