The Mockingbird

A.J. Keeps the Cutter

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You heard it here first…A.J. has officially ditched his 2-seam fastball and now throws a cutter instead. Nobody knows why- he was a ground ball machine last year on the strength of his sinking fastball. If I can weasel it out of him tonight, the scoop will be over at Baseball Digest Daily

The cutter wasn’t much of a factor tonight- he threw it 9 times for 4 strikes, 4 balls, and one single (far right at the belt in the image below) Tonight A.J’s problem was leaving his changeup and curve up in the zone, and grooving a 95 mph fastball about as down the middle as they come to Eric Hinske.

Written by halejon

May 6, 2008 at 10:20 pm

Posted in Seriousness

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  1. So, what wonderful words of wisdom did AJ have on the new pitch?

    mulliniks

    May 8, 2008 at 2:23 pm

  2. A.J. is a meathead. End of story. End of scoop. Meat + Head = A.J.

    halejon

    May 8, 2008 at 2:29 pm


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