Earlier this week I posted a video of Jameson Taillon pitching against the New York Yankees' farm system in a Spring Training game at Pirate City. After Taillon pitched three innings, Zack Von Rosenberg came on to pitch the next four innings. Von Rosenberg mostly sat in the 88-90 MPH range with his fastball, and got hit hard at times, as he mostly worked on fastball command. He did display a nice curveball, getting a few strikeouts and swinging strikes with the pitch.
In the first, Von Rosenberg sat at 88 MPH, with a 78 MPH curve. He allowed a double and a single to start off, then got a double play and another ground out to get out of the inning. In the second inning he was sitting around 89 MPH, and had a nice strikeout on a 74 MPH curveball. He topped out at 90...
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