Re: Homer Bailey: 2012 vs 2013
Originally Posted by dougdirt
Rick, pitchers actually throw slowest in April and increase velocity through July before they tend to step backward a little bit.
Of course, that is just an "average" and everyone is different. Bailey though, has never peaked in April in his career.
I've read that too, Doug, although I can't seem to find it right now.
But yeah, Bailey is always known as a "slow starter" which is what I think has me most excited...
"On-base percentage is great if you can score runs and do something with that on-base percentage," Baker said. "Clogging up the bases isn't that great to me."