Exploring the Arsenal: A Preview of the Toronto Blue Jays Probable Starting Pitchers

Exploring the Arsenal will run prior to each series, providing you with a brief scouting report on the starting pitchers expected to oppose the Pirates. The charts below show the horizontal and vertical movement of every pitch thrown by that particular pitcher in 2011. These charts are from the catcher’s point of view. For a general guide to pitch types for a right-handed pitcher, please check out this image created by Sons of Sam...

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Toronto interested in Ryan Doumit

According to Ken Rosenthal and Jon Paul Morosi at Fox Sports.com, the Toronto Blue Jays have “mild interest” in Pittsburgh Pirates starting catcher Ryan Doumit.  The Pirates have said they are not shopping Doumit, but have been listening to offers.  The talks with Toronto haven’t reached a serious stage yet. I wrote a few weeks ago about the idea of “selling low” on Doumit after his poor 2009...

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