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2024 Game 7: 4/5 @ Pittsburgh 4:12PM


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#61 dude

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Posted 05 April 2024 - 05:41 PM

Solid win.  Glad they got this one in.  

 

Protected another series.  Keep winning.



#62 BaltBird 24

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Posted 05 April 2024 - 06:22 PM

Grayson gonna turn out this year.

Don't agree trying to get 100 pitches out of him in his second start.

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Posted 05 April 2024 - 06:34 PM

They made their runs count and Grayson looked solid again but this offense as a whole is making it way too easy on pitchers.  They're not working counts, swinging at everything and left several runs on the field today.  Even Hyde said they were not being selective enough.  



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Posted 05 April 2024 - 10:20 PM

Something I thought was very encouraging today was that Grayson didn't attack the Pirates the same way he attacked the Angels.

Against LA, he seemed to go back to his changeup again and again to put hitters away, but today he relied much more on the fastball, particularly up in the zone.

I don't know if the change up wasn't working today (or maybe was harder to throw due to the weather) but really excellent pitchers can adjust their gameplay by the game (or even the inning) to match what they feel is working for for them. Seeing him do that with success is the mark of a guy with Ace potential.




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