Thursday, May 2, 2013

Mizzou Baseball in the Minors & Majors: Bret Nicholas Grand Slam, Stites, Zagone, Max


Bret Nicholas Grand Slam:

Former Tiger Matt Stites on Vimeo

Rick Zagone post mortem at Orioles Hangout
I've seen Zagone every year he's been in the system. He was a good guy, and solid organizational pitcher, but he was not a prospect. Duquette has obviously made Double-A the cut off point for "org guys." Either you have some ability to help the major league team in the future by the time you hit Double-A, or you will be replaced by someone who can...

Scherzer's curve keyed series-opener success (
For all the attention on Max Scherzer's 10 strikeouts over 7 1/3 innings in Monday's 4-3 win against the Twins, his bigger key to victory might have been holding Joe Mauer and Justin Morneau hitless. Scherzer's strikeouts were generally a mix of fastballs and changeups, but he credited another pitch for his success against Minnesota's dangerous duo.

"Honestly, it was my curveball," Scherzer said. "That's a pitch I've really been working on. I knew coming in that they have a lot of good left-handed hitters."..

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