Re: Reds @ Fish 6/8/08
Tucker just got called up from AA. Here's an idea of what might to expect from him:
Originally Posted by jojo
As you know, the scouting report on Tucker is that he's a fiery guy with "stuff" i.e. a mid 90's fastball, a good change and a developing slider with "plus" potential (maybe it's gotten more consistent in Carolina this year or maybe his numbers just reflect a general improvement in his command?). He also throws a curve but I think the Fish have made him concentrate on the slider. He doesn't miss as many bets as you'd think he would on paper. I haven't seen him pitch this season but I can't wait to see how he does hopped up on adrenaline today...
He pitches inside with abandon so hopefully nobody will get plinked. Hopefully Harang will school him on the slider today.
The consummate professional vs the hot headed kid..... be there or be square.
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