Monday, April 13, 2009

Weekend Update

Yankees lost the final game against the Royals, but there was some good news.

The starting pitching continues to be excellent. CC pitched great on Saturday, mixing a 93-95 MPH fastball with some very effective off speed pitches.
I can't imagine trying to adjust to pitches that varied by as much as 15 or 20 MPH. Talk about killing a batter's timing.
And yesterday, Joba was bringing it at about that same speed range. He is pacing himself. When he relieved, he would hit close to 100 MPH, but as a starter, he has toned it down so he could last a bit longer. Yesterday he went 6 innings, and struck out 5. He held the Royals to 4 hits and only 1 earned run.

With the Master's on this weekend, I missed most of the games, and only caught a few innings of each, but with that over, I'll be back in my seat tonight.

Wang is starting tonight at the Trop against the Rays. Gametime is 7 on YES.

Go Yankees

3 comments:

I Hate Commercials said...

Wang is having a horrible start

Josef Fight Report said...

I like this guy Brian Bruney...he's looking pretty good.

Hopefully, Sabathia can handle the pressure today at the new stadium.

Da Old Man said...

@ I Hate: I sem to remember him as being a bad April pitcher.

@ Josef: He did well, but the bullpen imploded.

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