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Old 10-10-2013, 11:17 PM
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Originally Posted by TaylorStSox View Post
Roll your eyes all you want. The kid throws a 95 mph 4 seamer. He attacks the zone. He doesn't rely on off speed pitches. He pitches to contact, yet still gets k's at a solid rate. Batters hit .237 off that fastball. That's a power pitcher. Sorry.
He doesn't throw a 95 mph 4 seamer. He throws it at 91-92 almost exclusively, and has hit 95 on extremely rare occassion. By your logic, Aroldis Chapman has a 105 mph 4 seamer because he's hit it a few times. Nevermind that 99% of his fastballs never touch close to that.
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