Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 8/6/12
Franklin Morales should get used to starting, because it appears increasingly unlikely he'll be doing anything else this season. With the Boston Red Sox in desperate need of consistency from their starting pitchers, Morales once again showed he's ready to take the job in Sunday's 6-4 victory over the Twins. Making his first start since July 13, Morales limited the Twins to one run on three hits and three walks over six innings. "I'd like to talk about him a lot," said manager Bobby Valentine. "He pitched six great innings. When you need some zeroes, you need some length. I was really impressed with the way he and Salty used all those pitches. A lot of changeup strikes. He threw a lot of curveballs that just missed, but they were effective and his fastball was there for all six innings. That's very impressive." Morales owns a 2.70 ERA in his last 14 outings since June 3, with 51 strikeouts in 46 2/3 innings. He has limited opponents to no more than one run in three of his six...
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