Tuesday, September 18, 2007

Moose Knuckle - Curve Working Again

...And like that Mussina is back. He has rediscovered about 3 MPH on the fastball and his knuckle curve is biting again. It's amazing how quick we are (myself included) to write off an aging pitcher, when he begins to struggle. I recently wrote his career obit, but now I'm feeling a bit silly. Clearly Mussina was suffering a bit of a dead arm and just needed to skip a couple of starts.

I would say that I learned my lesson, but I would be lying to myself. If he goes through a similar stretch next August, I will probably count him out again.

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