The A-ball games at Pirate City today featured two left-handers who put up strong numbers in A-ball last year. Zack Dodson and Zac Fuesser took the mound on opposite fields, taking on the New York Yankees' A-ball teams. Both southpaws threw three innings, and the results in each game were strong.
Dodson allowed just two hits in three shutout innings, with no walks and four strikeouts. He was sitting 91-93 MPH with his fastball.
"That's good, especially at this point in Spring Training," Dodson said of the outing. "I gotta get down a little bit better. Been working on some mechanic things with [West Virginia pitching coach] Willie Glen, who has been helping me out a lot. So it's nice to see that, but I still gotta get the curveball bet...
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