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Saturday, January 21, 2012

Brady Anderson: Matusz is ‘a different human’

HALF-MAN, HALF-BEAST…BUT ALL ORIOLE!

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Orioles Hall of Famer Brady Anderson, making his first appearance since being appointed special assistant to executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette, said today at FanFest that the difference between Brian Matusz a year ago at this time and Brian Matusz today is the difference between night and day.

“He’s like a different human as far as his mentality and his dedication and the raw numbers, what type of athlete he is, he’s not the same,’’ Anderson said of the left-hander.

...Also, if you’re not strong mechanically, you’re going to break down. Think about what they do for a living. Think about what pro athletes do for a living. You can’t do average things and expect to be extraordinary.”
“You’re asking a guy who’s 6-2, 190 pounds who throws the ball 190 miles per hour. You’re talking about very, very elite people and you train like an elite athlete.”

Repoz Posted: January 21, 2012 at 05:07 PM | 6 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: fantasy baseball, orioles

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   1. Magnum RA Posted: January 21, 2012 at 05:47 PM (#4042009)
Good, because the old human was crap.
   2. Live and don't learn. That's us. Posted: January 21, 2012 at 06:44 PM (#4042033)
As a baseball fan who likes to see talented baseball players playing their best, my reaction to this is, "I don't give a #### about his newfound human identity, what's the deal with his fastball? Is it back or what?"
   3. Monty Posted: January 21, 2012 at 07:18 PM (#4042051)
Is the new human in the best shape of the old human's life?
   4. Tricky Dick Posted: January 21, 2012 at 08:28 PM (#4042090)
"I don't give a #### about his newfound human identity, what's the deal with his fastball? Is it back or what?"


He throws 190 mph. What more do you want?
   5. Live and don't learn. That's us. Posted: January 21, 2012 at 09:15 PM (#4042116)
He throws 190 mph. What more do you want?

...

195 mph?
   6. Boxkutter Posted: January 22, 2012 at 01:55 AM (#4042236)
He throws 190 mph. What more do you want?


Luckily Wieters is the only human alive who could catch that pitch.

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