Originally Posted by Scrap Irony
The Bats' pbp guy is wrong, as noted earlier from Cingrani's own quotes.
It's a slider, not a curve.
Cingrani may grip it like a slider, but that doesn't mean he is throwing one. I honestly don't know if that is the case. But the pitching coach said curve. It looked like a curve to me. The slider is more pure vertical break. The curve has two plane break. That is what we saw last night.