The 2014 Luis Heredia isn't the same as the 2013 version. In some ways that is a good thing, but in other ways that is a bad sign. I got to see Heredia pitch last Saturday in Lakewood and talked to a scout afterwards, as well as someone who has seen Heredia a lot the last two years. Then, after his six shutout innings last night, I talked to that same scout, who followed the team to Delmarva. While the reports were better, they still weren't good.

Luis Heredia threw six shutout innings Thursday, but the scouting report wasn't good. (Photo Credit: Nick Scala)

On Saturday, Heredia had a quick first inning, then get hit around in the second. The overall line didn't look bad, but he was getting some help from impatient hitters. Heredia was missing down with his fastball in the second and...

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