Judging the Royals

July 4, 2014 10:50 PM

How Christian Colon had a three-hit night

Well, it didn’t hurt that Colon saw 15 pitches and 12 of them were fastballs. In fact, every hit Colon had—a triple and two doubles—came on a fastball. A player won’t climb the ladder unless he can hit minor-league fastballs, but once he makes it to the top, pitchers want to know of the hitter can hit a big-league fastball.

Judging the Royals

Lee Judge shares insights from KC's major-leaguers.

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