One of the most effective starting pitchers on the Brooklyn Cyclones this season may not even be a…
MMLN - Brooklyn Bullpen Holds On
Jenry Mejia overcame a shaky first inning and put together a fine performance in which he consistently attacked the Staten Island lineup with first pitch fastballs [sitting 94-95 MPH] and mixed in a big, biting curveball and an effective enough changeup. In fact, every first pitch Mejia threw was a fastball and he consistently kept his heater down around the knees or below. He did not throw a curveball until well into the second inning, but once he did, it was obvious hitters were guessing when his big hook would arrive. He also mixed in a low to mid-80s slider but the pitch possesses just average break currently. The trait that should keep Mejia succeeding is his easy, repeatable delivery which gives him deceptive velocity, and his rather small frame definitely gives him deceptive power. The young right-hander could have folded under early pressure when he...
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