Originally Posted by lollipopcurve
The story has shifted a little on Crabbe. He used to have a mid 90s fastball and very good slider. His stuff may have slipped, or he just conserves it some in order to gain a little command and log innings. I believe he struck out 150+ this season -- that's not the product of an average arm.
Fastball velo is down this year. Not sure if it is, as you said, that he is conserving some as a starter or to command better, but he is mostly 90-92 these days.