There were a lot of top pitching prospects today in the two intersquad games at Pirate City. Starting off the day Luis Heredia was on one field, and Nick Kingham was on the other. Heredia pitched one inning, working in the 90-93 MPH range, and mostly sitting 91-92. He threw 20 pitches, all fastballs. Kingham pitched two innings, averaging around 92 MPH with his fastball. I was able to get video of each player warming up, and I also got some video of Heredia's start. My camera apparently didn't charge last night, and died after two at-bats.
Here is a video of Heredia (left) and Kingham (right) warming up before their starts.
Here is Heredia against his first two batters.
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