Found September 05, 2012 on Fox Sports Wisconsin:
It's hard to tell what's going to happen when a prospect makes his very first major league start, with all the pressure in the world weighing down on his shoulders. And there's even more pressure when said prospect is the No. 1 pitcher in your organization. So when Wily Peralta took to the mound for the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday night against the Marlins, Brewers manager Ron Roenicke had no idea what to expect in the first inninga crucial beginning that could make or break Peralta's first outing with the team. Throwing fastball after fastball, touching the mid-90's, Peralta allowed a single to start his first outing. And after getting a groundout, he walked a batter a problem that has marred his entire season. But with two runners on, Peralta turned one of the most important plays of the game with just one out in the first inning. Giancarlo Stanton hit a groundball, as Aramis Ramirez touched third base and launched it to Corey Hart who turned the double ...
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