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Just now, Moshagge3 said:

Why are the Angels using a DH?

I don’t think they want him to hit on the days he pitches, or so I read.

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I watched him pitch in the fifth inning.  He was locating his fastball well and touching 98.  His breaking pitches had a big hook and seemed to keep the A’s batters off balanced at the plate.  He did not look gassed at all.  Based on that inning’s work, I would be happy in having him in our starting rotation.

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5 hours ago, O-The-Memories said:

He wont make it past the fifth. Sad what the Angels are doing with him. He clearly needs time in the minors.

O rly.

He looked pretty damn good.  

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5 hours ago, O-The-Memories said:

He wont make it past the fifth. Sad what the Angels are doing with him. He clearly needs time in the minors.

NPB is at least AAA quality, any issues he has are going to be based on the quality of MLB hitters and how well they can handle elite velocity if left over the plate. He wouldn't stand to benefit from AAA time, just like Mountcastle's plate discipline wasn't going to be tested in A+ ball.

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16 minutes ago, LocoChris said:

So when is he gonna hit? He has zero ABs so far. 

He's 1-5 at the plate so far.

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He seems to have looked pretty dang good on the mound.

Now, hitting, all reports are that he's not as promising.  Do people really think he's not going to make it on that side of the ball?  I don't know what the scouts are saying, but his hitting stats in Japan really were good, at a young age too. 

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I was wrong on him not making it out of the fifth, but I still insist he will struggle long term unless he chooses to either hit or pitch. His start was OK, ERA wise not amazing.

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23 hours ago, Rene88 said:

2 k’s in first inning!!!

Was he posted? Orioles don't Post. 

Are the Orioles in San Diego or Los Angles? 

Only places he considered. 

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