Originally Posted by TRF
Lizard had a fine outing. Right now Wagner is just bad.
Lizard is prototypical AAAA -- Stuff that can make minor leaguers look silly, but lack of a fastball with good velocity or movement and an inability to put hitters away with a given pitch or get hitters to chase pitches.
When he was up in the bigs last year, he spent too much time in the zone and get pounded. I know he's young, but I really see no future for Lizard with the Reds in any role other than a mopup guy. I'd love him to prove me wrong, but I just didn't see it when he was up last year.