Daily Archives: July 10, 2009

Reading Pitching Chatter

Some recent comments made by Reading pitching coach Steve Shrenk on the performance of a number of members of the Reading staff:

Mike Stutes — (on his last start) “He established his fastball a little better, he was down in the zone…the walks really hurt him.  He is throwing his change up better like he was at the beginning of the year, still working on the breaking ball, trying to do too much at times but getting better” Continue reading Reading Pitching Chatter

Friday discussion items

Just a few odds and ends

* Anthony Hewitt is 8 for his last 15, with two triples and a HR. The BB/K numbers are still ugly, but I’ll take it for now.

* Domingo Santana has 7 XBH (4 2B, 3 HR) in 28 AB. That’s quite a way to kick off your US debut

* With all of the talk about Roy Halladay, I’ve started to kind of figure out what I think it will take to get a deal done. And I think about how its going to take a big chunk out of the Phillies farm system. But then I look at the first 20 or so guys on the prospect list, and realize that even if the team trades 4 or 5 guys, there are still going to be a bunch of guys that will merit watching. And that doesn’t count two power arms who still haven’t thrown a ball in Cosart and Shreve. I’ll continue this below…

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