Judging the Royals

May 23, 2013 12:08 AM

What’s James Shields got to do to get a win?

It’s not uncommon to hear a pitcher say he made a good pitch, even when the pitch was hit for a home run. If a ball is hit 400 feet, there’s a very good chance it was not a good pitch. In the first inning of this 3-1 loss to the Astros, James Shields made a good pitch. It was a 1-2 changeup; thrown down and away to Jason Castro. Castro was fooled, out on his front foot and literally threw his bat at the ball in a desperate attempt to make some kind of contact.

Judging the Royals

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