Tale of the Tape: Sheets brings the heat
Ben Sheets, SP, MIL - Sheets gave us his first dominant start of the season when he struck out eight Phillies on Thursday. With great location of his fastball at a velocity of up to 96 mph (a positive indication of shoulder strength), Sheets constantly worked ahead, even aggressively working 0-2 counts. He threw a great curveball which he used as a backdoor pitch for strikes or got hitters to chase it out of the zone.
Felix Hernandez, SP, SEA - I wouldn't be discouraged ...
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