I wonder if Judge’s earlier oblique injury is still impacting his swing. He gets tied up on inside pitches like never before. No homers to left, lot of base hits through the old second base hole. What does that tell us?Outstanding win.
Very happy to see Paxton play better. I'll be even happier when Judge gets back on track. Maybe tomorrow.
That's why I didn't get the lineup today. Makes way more sense to give Tauchman a game tomorrow instead of playing both, and Gardner was hopeless fresh off the IL against Rodriguez. Oh well.I think ideally Boone wouldn't want any position player to play all four games but I don't think that's possible with only two bench players besides the other C. Hopefully Tauchman gets the remaining three, way too hot to sit as we said earlier.
There's more balance there and relying less on his FB definitely kept them off balance.Heh, no wonder Cone was so surprised when he threw that change (which did not look good):
James Paxton Pitch Usage
4-Seam 63.7 52.0 (52/100)
Cutter 22.2 28.0 (28/100)
Curve 13.7 19.0 (19/100)
Change 0.4 1.0 (1/100)