Re: Jonathan Broxton's splits KC/Reds
Brooks' Baseball data:
MPH by Month for 4-seam fastball:
No matter how you slice it, he was throwing the ball close to a couple MPH faster by the end of the season than he was coming out of spring training.
Still, regardless of whether people haggle over velocity, it's probably a bit irrational not to expect him to get stronger coming off a major surgery. And when I say stronger, I don't just mean throwing harder but also having more movement, better control and simply pitch more effectively.
"No matter how good you are, you're going to lose one-third of your games. No matter how bad you are you're going to win one-third of your games. It's the other third that makes the difference." ~Tommy Lasorda