Luis Heredia made his Spring debut today against Team Canada.
The Pittsburgh Pirates started their minor league schedule today, playing three games against the Philadelphia Phillies' farm system, and one game featuring the lower level guys going up against Team Canada. Luis Heredia started the contest against Team Canada, throwing two innings.
Heredia only needed 24 pitches to get two shutout innings, allowing one hit, no walks, and striking out one. He ranged anywhere from 88-93 MPH with his fastball, and was averaging 91. The video of the day below shows his second inning of work.
The right-hander left a few balls up in the zone, and was a little off on his command, although he got away with it today. He displayed a nice breaking ball to get his only strikeout, which can be seen...
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