Clearwater (0-2) blew a middle inning lead and lost to the Dunedin Blue Jays, 7-3.
Damon Jones came out firing. He struck out 8 batters in 3.0 innings. His FB sat 92-94 and touched 95 twice in the first inning. His slider was deceptive and he used his CB to keep hitters off balance. Problem was he “Aumontian” with his control. He threw 74 pitches, just 37 for strikes (50%). The Jays stacked their line up with right-handed bats, and took pitches. Jones pitched from behind a lot, only 5 of 13 first pitch strikes. He missed a lot with his FB. Usually up and away. I mean up and away in that the catcher had to come out of his crouch to catch the pitches. Continue reading Threshers Recap – 4/5/2019