"We certainly went into this season with the intent to be aggressive, and we haven't moved off that, in terms of our focus and expectations," he said in early May. "That said, we are in the midst, or the opening, I would say, of what we hope will be an extended window. You certainly don't want to do anything shortsighted to short circuit that long-term.
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basetpassportholder.comMLB Passport Holder Personalized“They pumped me up so much,” he said. “It’s great being a part of this team. Much love over here.”Jobe is someone I highlighted last summer in the limited showcase circuit as a name to watch in the 2021 draft. He was showing a slider with a spin rate over 3000 rpm, which is crazy as a high school arm. That spin rate would put him in the elite category in the major leagues right now. This spring his stuff has held up, and he’s even added some ticks to his fastball, touching 99 mph. To me he is clearly the best high school arm in the class. If he is willing to sign for a sum of money around slot value here, I would be hard pressed to pass on his upside if I were the Orioles.
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“We can turn that double play and we didn’t and it’s frustrating,” Girardi said.
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"Tonight was electric from him, striking out the side with the bases loaded," White Sox starting pitcher Lucas Giolito said. "That’s a hard thing to do. His fastball was really humming in there. He threw a slider, maybe the first strikeout, at 90 miles per hour with crazy vertical drop on it. And I was like, 'OK, cool. This is good to see right here.'
“It's about time,” Dodgers reliever Joe Kelly said before the game. “I think every stadium should be like that. If people are comfortable coming, let them come. Don't deprive the people of seeing Mookie Betts and Pujols and Bellinger and Kershaw and Bauer and Price and so on. It's a shame we have to waste it with all these rules and technicalities. If people are vaccinated and want to come take the risk, let them.”
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He wanted to finish the game, but the Astros’ bullpen’s inability to throw strikes and injury delay limited him to 11 pitches over 65 minutes going into the bottom of the eighth. Staying loose became a problem, so Dodgers manager Dave Roberts played it safe.