The Pittsburgh Pirates got some great results from their Major League pitchers yesterday, with Wandy Rodriguez, Jason Grilli, and Jeanmar Gomez combining for six shutout innings. Afterwards, Pirates manager Clint Hurdle said he was pleased with the three pitchers, and ran through what impressed him with each guy.
Wandy Rodriguez - Hurdle pointed out that he had an aggressive approach, and also was mixing in some curveballs in the second inning. Rodriguez said that the curve was the big difference from his previous work, and that he was working on the location of the pitch.
Jason Grilli - Hurdle said he was very efficient, and working the fastball to both sides of the plate. Grilli said he was focusing on fastball command, but also mixing in some breaking pitches to keep it like a rea...
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