Alderson's velocity was in the 87-89 range today, and touched 90.

Tim Alderson pitched a few innings in the AA game at Pirate City this afternoon in Bradenton.  I was busy watching Stetson Allie and Bryton Trepagnier at the time, so I didn't get to see Alderson pitch.  Fortunately, I brought an extra set of eyes down with me this week, my dad, who grabbed the radar gun and watched Alderson's innings.

In the first, Alderson was sitting around 87-89 MPH.  He came back in the second to throw mostly around 87, although he did touch 90 MPH.  He struggled with his command in the second, and had some control issues.  His curve was at 75 MPH.

His command improved a bit in the third inning, when he was hitting 88-89 MPH, along with a 75 MPH curve.  Throughout the outing, the opponents ...

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