The Mockingbird

Can You see the Difference?

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Two Starts Ago – 8 innings vs. Tampa Bay – 1 run, 5 hits (11 K’s!)

Curveballs: 7

Changeups: 5

Last Start – 3 innings vs. Minnesota Twins – 5 runs, 8 hits

Curveballs: 1

Changeups: 0

Tonight – 8 innings vs. Tampa Bay – 0 runs, 6 hits

Curveballs: 11

Changeups: 9

I think he might need his BBB (Big Breaking Ball). And that other wussy “slow pitch” is not bad either.


Written by halejon

September 7, 2008 at 9:26 pm

Posted in Seriousness

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  1. Why aren’t you employed by the Jays yet?


    September 7, 2008 at 11:34 pm

  2. He mentioned that he was dropping his arm slot and ‘slinging’ it in the Twins start. Does that show on pf/x?


    September 8, 2008 at 12:46 am

  3. All in due time….

    Sort of. It looks like he was mainly dropping down for his breaking pitches, whereas he was getting on top of them in his better starts. Maybe he was slipping off the side of them and that’s why they were garbage. Post coming…


    September 8, 2008 at 2:43 am

  4. I think Rowand is up to 13 homers now. Tao looks pretty safe now.

    brent in Korea

    September 8, 2008 at 11:51 pm

  5. Where are you?
    I want another post


    September 11, 2008 at 9:09 pm

  6. […] wasn’t just fastball control – Purcey lived and died by his curveball last year. Sure there’s more to his development than one pitch (like finding […]

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