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July 10, 2009

Scouting Bartolo Colon’s minor league start (UPDATE)

Filed under: Chicago White Sox,MiLB — The Wizard @ July 10, 2009 3:31 pm
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A major league source observed Colon’s start with the Charlotte Knights yesterday and compared it favorably to his April 23 start against the Baltimore Orioles:

“He definitely threw more breaking pitches and change-ups. You could notice he was throwing more sliders and wasn’t afraid to throw them to left-handers as well as right-handers. He was throwing in the 88-to-90 (mph) range. It looked like when he wanted to throw harder, he did. He was throwing more four-seam fastballs. I could tell because he was trying to raise the hitters’ eye level.”

UPDATE: Colon’s next start will be Tuesday for Class-A Kannapolis against Savannah.

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