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  1. Maybe a move to the bullpen would help.

    He just went on the DL with a tired arm. Hopefully he can regain something in 2010.

    Comment by Sam A — August 18, 2009 @ 3:41 pm

  2. While I agree, you’re missing the difference between his FA and FT, and his Fastball velocity has declined due to the addition of a FT.

    The problem with Liriano, which backs up your point, is that when he overthrows, he comes crashing back down.

    While it’s counterintuitive, I think his inability to dominate with his slider has effected his fastball.

    Comment by kris — August 18, 2009 @ 10:46 pm

  3. Oh yeah, good point about the two seam fastball being responsible for the drop in velocity.

    Comment by Dave Allen — August 18, 2009 @ 11:23 pm

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