LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. When it comes to MLB 13: The Show, Eric O'Flaherty isnt one to hide his disdain.
It's not just that with a player rating of 83, the video game has the Braves setup man as the lowest-ranked member of the bullpen, trailing Craig Kimbrel (99), Jonny Venters (87) and Jordan Walden (85).
The left-hander's biggest beef lies with what he throws, and what he doesn't throw, in the game.
"Theyve got me with a four-seam (fastball) and a changeup, which I dont even throw anymore," he said. "And I dont even have a sinker."
The digital O'Flaherty should take note. The flesh and bones O'Flaherty has scaled back on that changeup, tossing it a career-low 3.5 percent of the time in 2012, while throwing that missing sinker 51.1 percent.
But this spring, we have yet to see any of the real-world OFlahertys repertoire. He's still waiting to make his Grapefruit League debut after suffering a slight left groin strain in the first week of spring training.
But after a bullpen se...