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Bradenton Marauders Game Report: 4/15/11

Bradenton Marauders Game Report: 4/15/11

Déjà vu.

In the first Marauders game that I attended in April 2010 against the Fort Myers Miracle, a tall, right-handed pitcher acquired in the Jack Wilson/Ian Snell deal with the Mariners threw a bunch of flat, 89-91 MPH fastballs and got hit around pretty good.

In the first Marauders game that I attended in April 2011 against the Fort Myers Miracle, a tall, right-handed pitcher acquired in the Jack Wilson/Ian Snell deal with the Mariners threw a bunch of flat, 89-91 MPH fastballs and got hit around pretty good.

Last night, Brett Lorin looked like a clone of last year's Aaron Pribanic at the beginning of the season. When Lorin left his pitches up at the waist, they got hit very hard. When he took advantage of his 6'7" frame and drove the ball low in the strike zone, he got great results. Unfortunately, there were too many of the former pitches early in the game and not enough of the latter.

Lorin also had a tough time throwing right at his target even though he has a ve...

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