Lynchburg Hillcats Championship Game Video Recap

Check out my recap of the game here. This recap includes:

-Jeff Locke, innings 1-2
-Mike Colla innings 2-5
-Matt McSwain inning 6
-Ramon Aguero innings 7-9
-Ronald Uviedo inning 9
-All five at-bats by Jordy Mercer
-Tony Sanchez, Josh Harrison, Chase d’Arnaud, and Mercer in the second
-The post game awards

Watch for:

-Nice play by Jose de los Santos (Mike Colla 4th batter)
-Nice play by Alex Presley (Matt McSwain 5th batter)
-Tony Sanchez throwing a runner out (Ramon Aguero 5th batter)
-Josh Harrison laying down the smart sac bunt (third at-bat)

On to the videos:

Final Numbers for Locke:

Total Pitches: 55
1st Inning Pitches: 30
2nd Inning Pitches: 25
First Pitch Strikes: 6/14 batters
Strikes: 31
Balls: 24
Fastball Speed: 88-92 MPH, mid to high 70s breaking ball

Final Numbers for Colla:

Total Pitches: 38
2nd Inning Pitches: 18
3rd Inning Pitches: 18
4th Inning Pitches: 10
5th Inning Pitches: 7
First Pitch Strikes: 6/11 batters
Strikes: 21
Balls: 17
Fastball Speed: 88-91 MPH, 88-89 consistently

Final Numbers for McSwain:

Total Pitches: 28
6th Inning Pitches: 28
First Pitch Strikes: 5/7 batters
Strikes: 17
Balls: 11
Fastball Speed: 84-89 MPH, 85-87 consistently, 75-78 off-speed

Final Numbers for Aguero:

Total Pitches: 45
7th Inning Pitches: 10
8th Inning Pitches: 15
9th Inning Pitches: 20
First Pitch Strikes: 6/10 batters
Strikes: 25
Balls: 20
Fastball Speed: 93-97 MPH, 83-84 MPH slider

Final Numbers for Uviedo:

Total Pitches: 4
9th Inning Pitches: 4
First Pitch Strikes: 1/2 batters
Strikes: 3
Balls: 1

Author: Tim Williams

Tim is the owner and editor in chief of Pirates Prospects. He started the site in January 2009, and turned it into his full time job during the 2011 season. Prior to starting Pirates Prospects, Tim worked with, providing MLB, NHL, and NFL coverage to various national media outlets, including ESPN Insider, USA Today, Yahoo Sports, and the Wall Street Journal. He also writes the annual Prospect Guide, which is sold through the site. Tim lives in Bradenton, where he provides live coverage all year of Spring Training, mini camp, instructs, the Bradenton Marauders, and the GCL Pirates.

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