You asked and Travis Mattair answered…a big thank you goes to Lakewood Media Relations Manager Greg Giombarrese for putting this together on the Lakewood end. This is a Part One of the interview conducted. Please go to http://blog.blueclaws.com/ for the full audio version.
Ron in Allentown, PA: “Does the organization stress working the count when you are the the plate or do they want you to be aggressive.”?
Mattair: They want you to be aggressive and seek the fastball early, but working the count comes with good pitching. When you are seeing the fastballs early though, you have to go after it. Continue reading Mattair Q and A (Part One)