Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo
You are here > Home > Baseball Newsstand > Baseball Primer Newsblog > Discussion
Baseball Primer Newsblog
— The Best News Links from the Baseball Newsstand

Friday, May 09, 2014

Sounds’ Mike Fiers making most of opportunity

Sounds starting pitcher Mike Fiers was hurting in more ways than many knew last season.

The compilation of grief and pain would be enough to break most people, but Fiers pressed on with his baseball career, determined to rehabilitate his arm and his heart to make good on the fresh start a new season promised.

And he has not disappointed.

The 28-year-old is off to a hot start to the season for Nashville, earning the Brewers’ minor league pitcher of the month honors with a 5-0 record and 0.80 ERA through five April starts.

Good to see Fiers succeeding. Expect to see him back with the parent club soon.

Downtown Bookie Posted: May 09, 2014 at 03:08 PM | 3 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: brewers, comeback, minor league baseball, nashville

Reader Comments and Retorts

Go to end of page

Statements posted here are those of our readers and do not represent the BaseballThinkFactory. Names are provided by the poster and are not verified. We ask that posters follow our submission policy. Please report any inappropriate comments.

   1. Davo's Favorite Tacos Are Moose Tacos Posted: May 09, 2014 at 09:40 PM (#4703790)
Had completely forgotten about this dude.
   2. Drexl Spivey Posted: May 10, 2014 at 12:13 AM (#4703895)
Fiers has a 0.80 era along with a 10.2 K/BB rate in the PCL.

He's also possibly the ninth starting pitcher behind Lohse/Gallardo/Peralta/Garza/Estrada/Will Smith/Thornburg/Jimmy Nelson.

The Brewers should return rule 5 pick Wang to the Pirates and bring up Fiers as a reliever. They would still have a reliever backlog once Tom Gorz and Jim Henderson return from the DL list.

   3. Downtown Bookie Posted: May 10, 2014 at 10:42 PM (#4704282)
Nashville is at Iowa tonight. The game is still in progress, but Fiers pitched 6.2 innings, giving up five hits, one walk, and no runs, while striking out thirteen. After seven innings, Nashville is up 7-0.

DB

You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.

 

 

<< Back to main

BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
dirk
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogOTP 2016 August 29: Minor-league team offers Trump, Clinton bobbleheads with real hair
(375 - 3:03pm, Aug 30)
Last: gef, more dangerous than a monkey w/ a razor blade

NewsblogSanchez Fastest In MLB History To 11 HRs
(71 - 3:00pm, Aug 30)
Last: There's a bustle in Misirlou's hedgerow

NewsblogCorey Seager is living up to high expectations | MLB.com
(3 - 2:58pm, Aug 30)
Last: Frank Fregoli

NewsblogThe four contenders in AL’s cutthroat MVP race
(22 - 2:55pm, Aug 30)
Last: Mark Armour

NewsblogCubs wear onesies on trip from Los Angeles - Chicago Tribune
(53 - 2:51pm, Aug 30)
Last: Charles S. storms out of Wrigley before walk-off

NewsblogTim Tebow to display baseball skills in tryout | MLB.com
(16 - 2:39pm, Aug 30)
Last: Cargo Cultist

NewsblogOT: August 2016 Soccer Thread
(412 - 2:16pm, Aug 30)
Last: He who brought the butter dish to Balshazar (CoB)

NewsblogCleveland Indians come home with chance to pump up fans and stop doubts -- Terry Pluto | cleveland.com
(2 - 2:15pm, Aug 30)
Last: Random Transaction Generator

NewsblogPrimer Dugout (and link of the day) 8-30-2016
(5 - 1:59pm, Aug 30)
Last: AROM

Newsblog2016 NFL thread
(31 - 1:56pm, Aug 30)
Last: Edmundo got dem ol' Kozma blues again mama

NewsblogTexas Rangers: Banister: Darvish is 'more relaxed and more connected' as he knocks Mariners down the standings | SportsDay
(3 - 1:45pm, Aug 30)
Last: SoSHially Unacceptable

NewsblogOT Gaming: October 2015
(522 - 1:11pm, Aug 30)
Last: zenbitz

NewsblogOMNICHATTER 8-29-16
(359 - 12:40pm, Aug 30)
Last: What did Billy Ripken have against ElRoy Face?

NewsblogBoston Red Sox must find solutions for struggling bullpen - Boston Red Sox Blog- ESPN
(31 - 12:16pm, Aug 30)
Last: Jose Remains The Most Absurd Thing on the Site

NewsblogYankees look to refinance $1B debt from new stadium | New York Post
(27 - 11:09am, Aug 30)
Last: There are no words... (Met Fan Charlie)

Page rendered in 0.1438 seconds
47 querie(s) executed