Comments on: Luis Heredia Good, Spikes Bats Better in Blowout Victory http://www.piratesprospects.com/2012/07/luis-heredia-good-spikes-bats-better-in-blowout-victory.html Your best source for news on the Pittsburgh Pirates and their minor league system. Tue, 23 Sep 2014 05:05:00 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.2 By: Kevin_Creagh http://www.piratesprospects.com/2012/07/luis-heredia-good-spikes-bats-better-in-blowout-victory.html#comment-17536 Sun, 15 Jul 2012 13:25:00 +0000 http://www.piratesprospects.com/?p=36127#comment-17536 Here’s what excites me:
Heredia is 17 years old, 6′-6″, and already throws 92-95 mph. He’s not a projectable pitcher. He’s doing it right now.

Heredia is pitching in a league where the vast majority of players are 3-5 years older than him and he’s is succeeding.

Heredia has the confidence to ask his coach, in most likely not his prime language, to leave him in to work out of his own mess in a previous start.

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By: Charlie Grinn http://www.piratesprospects.com/2012/07/luis-heredia-good-spikes-bats-better-in-blowout-victory.html#comment-17523 Sun, 15 Jul 2012 04:13:00 +0000 http://www.piratesprospects.com/?p=36127#comment-17523 Just can’t get excited about any 5 inning start, regardless of who. Now if a reliever does that, I’ll register some optimism. But a starter needs to be good for 6 innings at least before I can say “good job”. Yes this is a diffrent era and this is how they bring kids along these days. It doesn’t mean its right or wrong, but good stats from a starter depends on him being in the game long enough to get a true sample size of his effectiveness, and 5 innings just aint enough.

There are plenty of pitchers in the majors who can practically no-hit a team through 5 innings but then blow-up any further and have losing records to show for it. They also tax the hell out of the team’s bullpen. Those guys are a dime a dozen, and not usually part of winning teams either.

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By: Lee Young http://www.piratesprospects.com/2012/07/luis-heredia-good-spikes-bats-better-in-blowout-victory.html#comment-17506 Sat, 14 Jul 2012 12:20:00 +0000 http://www.piratesprospects.com/?p=36127#comment-17506 Foogot….nice interview….Heredia IS a poised young man!

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By: Lee Young http://www.piratesprospects.com/2012/07/luis-heredia-good-spikes-bats-better-in-blowout-victory.html#comment-17503 Sat, 14 Jul 2012 12:17:00 +0000 http://www.piratesprospects.com/?p=36127#comment-17503 VERY happy to see Stallings hitting. Good to see Barnes’ is a disciplined hitter. Hopefully he and Mathieson will make us forget all about Bad Appel.

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