Originally written on Baseball Hot Corner  |  Last updated 6/24/13
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Brett Cecil has been simply dominant this season for the Blue Jays When Toronto Blue Jays left hander Brett Cecil made his major league debut in 2009, he was a young, under the radar promising starter. He would go on to start in 17 ball games for the Blue Jays in 2009 and finish with a winning record of 7-4, despite a underwhelming 5.30 ERA. Cecil started 2010 in AAA but was promoted early in the season to the big club and went on to be one of the Blue Jays best starters in 2010, starting 28 games which went on to a 15-7 record with a 4.22 ERA. Respectable numbers for a guy in his second year of starting. But come 2011, there was a huge road block in Cecil’s career. Fresh off of a 15 win campaign, 2011 was to be the final step in fully breaking out into a consistent starter. But Cecil struggled, and struggled mightily due to an unexplainable loss of velocity to his pitches, which caused his fastball to top out at about 89 MPH and his once filthy breaking ball to not be nearly as sh...
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