TRENTON, N.J. – Every so often, it all falls into place for a starting pitcher.
A pregame bullpen session with a good feel brings about a better feel on the mound, What results is a dominating performance Yankees’ No. 26 prospect – according to Baseball America – left-hander Matt Tracy turned in Monday night vs. Binghamton.
Tracy, who entered the game with a 10.98 ERA – inflated by a tough outing in Erie April 18 in which he surrendered 10 earned runs in three innings – was in total command as Trenton blanked the Binghamton Mets, 5-0, at ARM&HAMMER Park.
“I’ve been working on things all year,’’ said Tracy, 24, whose fastball, sitting at 94 mph, and cutter and curve, were all effective Monday. “It was just little things (with delivery), but you have to stay with the process.
“I was able to keep the ball down, command all my pitches. That doesn’t happen all the time.’’
On the other hand, the Thunder (17-14), helped by a throwing error, managed to scored five runs – two earn