Found January 24, 2012 on The Hardball Times:
For the second time this offseason, Kevin Slowey has been traded. This time, he’s going from the Rockies to the Indians. The return for Colorado is 24-year-old reliever Zach Putnam, who had a cup of coffee with the Indians in September. You know what that means? It means that we have 114 pitches worth of PITCHf/x for Putnam’s debut. Before we get into that, though, let’s get a few things out of the way: {exp:list_maker}Drafted by the Indians in the fifth round of the 2008 draft out of the University of Michigan Has started 15 of his 122 minor league games, but 2011 was his first year exclusively in the bullpen About 8.5 strikeouts per nine innings and 2.5 walks per nine innings over his minor league career {/exp:list_maker} For his stint with the Indians (7.1 innings, 10 hits, five runs, no walks, two hit batsmen, nine strikeouts), I could identify three clear pitches from Putnam. About half the time against righties and two-thirds of the time against lefties, Putnam relie...
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