Nick Kingham was sitting 93-95 MPH through two innings today.
Nick Kingham pitched his first game today against the New York Yankees minor league system. Kingham started the Double-A game, going two innings while allowing three runs on four hits with a walk and two strikeouts. The right-hander ran into some trouble in the first inning, getting hit around and having some trouble with his fastball command. After a visit to the mound from pitching coach Justin Meccage, Kingham responded with two quick outs, including striking out the last batter of the inning.
"He just said attack," Kingham said of what Meccage told him. "Go get the hitter, don't try to trick him, or do anything, or falling behind and trying to use too much off-speed. Just go ahead and get the fastball, attack with that, and establish that, and work off that."
The right-hander noted that he had some trouble locating his fastball today, which made it harder to establish the pitch and use his other offerings. One t...
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