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Thursday, April 03, 2014

Heisey’s walk-off avenges Reds’ Opening Day loss

Although he doesn’t get as low, Tony Cingrani reminds me a lot of Sid Fernandez. He slings the ball in a way that really makes it difficult for hitters to pick up the ball. That he’s sitting 93-96, only makes their task that much harder.

Cingrani went seven shutout innings. He allowed two hits, walked two and struck out nine. He threw 92 pitches, 57 of which were strikes. He’s made 19 starts in the majors. He’s never allowed more than five hits.

Cingrani, 24, is fearless. He attacked hitters all night.

“It’s confidence I guess,” Cingrani said, “doing it over and over. You get to that point that you’re more confident than the hitter in the box.”

Jim Furtado Posted: April 03, 2014 at 02:03 PM | 5 comment(s)
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