With a roster full of young pitchers, many in just their second professional season, the onus is on…
MMLN – St. Lucie Wins with Walk Off
Nick Carr made his fifth start of the season, and looked dialed in from the start. He breezed through the top of the first, striking out two hitters. Through the first four innings, Carr was on point mixing in his fastball, slider and changeup. His fastball reached as a high as 94 MPH at least a half dozen times, while his slider showed terrific movement and drop. His high-70s changeup was effective in getting hitters out in front, and earned many swings and misses. Carr ran into trouble in the fifth inning when his two-seam fastball started flying away to the left-handers. He walked the first hitter of the inning, and promptly hit the next hitter with the first pitch. After walking the next two hitters, walking in a run, Carr was replaced after tossing 4.2 innings, allowing three earned runs on three hits and three walks, but struck out five. Though he seemed to cruise through the first four innings, his emotions visibly ran high in the fifth inning and that seemed to be...
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