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Each day MTRphilly.com will be breaking down the players on the Philadelphia Phillies 40 man roster and their non roster invitees. Today we will relief pitcher Jeremy Horst.
27 year old Jeremy Horst proved that he belonged in the major leagues in 2012. In 32 games he was 2-0 with a 1.15 ERA. He had an excellent strikeouts/ innings pitched ratio of 11.5.
90-92 MPH Fastball
80-81 MPH Slider
Plus strikeout pitcher
Projects as an above average LOOGY
Devastating to left handed hitters
Had great success in 2012
Sometimes struggles with control
Horst is prearbitration eligible and made the major league minimum in 2012.
Expect Jeremy Horst to be one of the left handers out of the Phillies bullpen in 2013. He will primarily serve as a LOOGY to complement the other middle inning relievers in helping get the ball to Mike Adams.
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