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  • "His breaking pitch has a hard slurvy look, and he has a fastball he dominates with."

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  • He agrees that their propensity for slurvy pronunciation can sometimes be nothing short of miraculous.

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  • He's not a guy that you say has really, really good stuff, but a lefty with some velocity, and some action on his fastball, a slurvy breaking ball and a changeup he throws for strikes.

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  • He also snapped off two nice sliders on the outer half to RHB, and then threw a softer slurvy type breaker on the inside corner which just missed.

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  • His approach was simple: chuck high-80's to low-90's sinkers over three-quarters of the time, mixing in an occasional slurvy breaking pitch.

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  • He also boasts a good changeup with some tail and can paint the black on both sides with a slurvy breaking ball that just needs polish.

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  • "His breaking ball was 'slurvy,'" a disparaging term that means the break wasn't as sharp as

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  • When he stays on top of his slurvy breaking ball he gets two-plane break at about 80-82 mph, but he'll need to make continued strides with his changeup

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  • His slurvy, low-80s slider shows consistent tilt when he gets on top of the pitch.

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  • Slider is slurvy, throws for strikes, very effective vs. right-handed hitters.

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    December 5, 2008

  • Someone who is both a scurvy dog and a slurvian.

    December 5, 2008