Originally Posted by dougdirt
His stuff is very good. His control has seemingly gotten worse as the season has gone on. Still, patience needs to be preached with him. Coming into the season he had 180 innings pitched in 5 years since being drafted. He is incredibly young in terms of experience despite being 22. Toss in that he has completely overhauled his mechanics, he had 110 innings with those mechanics coming into the year. Still, above-average fastball velocity and a plus breaking ball.
I have seen him pitch a couple times and am not very impressed so far! Here is a guy who should have probably stayed in Bakersfield longer as he looks over matched in double-A. Not saying he wont be a good pitcher but he is really struggling right now!