Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY SportsWhen a pitcher is recalled for a spot start, it can almost feel bitter-sweet. When you get a call to make an emergency start, it is usually because of an injury to the expected starter. You may be excited to get your opportunity, but it came at the expense of the original starter. Pittsburgh Pirates’ emergency starter Casey Sadler attested to that...
There was a brief moment in which I was sure this game was headed in the opposite direction. After Casey Sadler mostly cruised through the Brewers’ lineup on the first pass, he gave up a hard-hit double to Hector Gomez in the eight spot. When Carlos Gomez came up shortly after, Sadler barely got a 91 mph sinker past him on the first pitch of the at-bat, with Gomez swinging for...
What might have been heading for a poor finish to a bad opening week turned around drastically on Sunday, and all of a sudden 2-4 feels a lot better considering it includes a series win at Miller Park heading into the home opener. Casey Sadler did an admirable job filling in for Francisco Liriano, going five and allowing just a two run shot to Carlos Gomez. The Pirates looked like...
DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) Starting pitcher Casey Sadler and Aaron Sanchez each threw hitless inning Sunday and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Toronto Blue Jays 1-0. Sadler struck out three without a walk for the Pirates. Toronto had just one hit until getting two more in the ninth. Sanchez fanned three and walked one. In his previous exhibition start, also against the Pirates, the hard...
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