"Every time we come here we ask how Feliz is doing and everybody says, "Oh, he's struggling. He's really struggling."
"But I don't ever believe it. Every time we see him, he's smoking the ball. This guy simply wears the baseball out. He's a solid hitter."
"Lowry was pretty much exclusively a fastball - changeup pitcher before this
season, but he's altered that this year and is mixing in more breaking pitches."
"The reason he had to do that was because there is not much of a change in
velocity between his fastball and changeup. He needed to mix in something at a
George Frazier on himself: "I'm awful. I'm absolutely awful."
About last night: I fell asleep while Kevin Correia was doing his best to blow the lead, but it looks like Kline, pitching for the first time since 2004 it seems, coaxed a big double play from Helton that saved the game. As you know, the bullpen is dead to me, so I really didn't have a problem falling asleep after Lowry left the game.
Russ Ortiz goes tonight against Taylor Bucholz. One thing I learned from the Rockies' knuckleheads last night: Giants' management told them that Tim Lincecum will be up as soon as one of the starters starts to falter. Did you hear that, Russ? That means you.