So far we've looked at the infielders and outfielders who could be playing in Altoona during the 2011 season. Today we'll look at the starting pitchers who could potentially be in Altoona this year:
Returning to Altoona
As I mentioned in last week's review of the Indianapolis Indians' rotation, the 2010 Altoona rotation is not a guarantee to start the 2011 season in AAA. A case could be made for Bryan Morris, Jeff Locke, and Justin Wilson to remain back in Altoona at the start of the season. That doesn't guarantee that those players will return to AA.
Locke and Morris fared well in their time in Altoona, but could be held back due to a lack of innings. Locke pitched 57.2 innings, with a 3.59 ERA, an 8.7 K/9, and a 1.9 BB/9 ratio. Morris pitched 89 innings, with a 4.25 ERA, an...
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