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DREW HUTCHISON RUMORS

Jared Hughes, Drew Hutchison avoid arbitration with Pirates

PITTSBURGH (AP) Right-handers Jared Hughes and Drew Hutchison agreed to one-year contracts with the Pittsburgh Pirates and avoided salary arbitration. Hughes gets $2,825,000 under Thursday's deal, up from $2,175,000 last year. Hutchison receives $2.3 million, a raise of $100,000. The reliable Hughes has been a stabilizing force in the middle of the bullpen, where he often works...
Via Associated Press
January 13, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Morosi: Hutchison is the better guy right now

Jon Paul Morosi tells Dean Blundell & Co. that he thinks pitcher for pitcher, Drew Hutchison is the better guy right now, saying Liriano's control issues are a big concern.
Via SportsNetCanada
August 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Drew Hutchison Hit In Head By Own Catcher’s Throw To Second (Video)

Drew Hutchison’s week is off to a very, very bad start. The Toronto Blue Jays pitcher on Sunday suffered one of the weirder baseball injuries we’ve seen in a while. Hutchison left Sunday’s start against the Tampa Bay Rays after taking a ball to the head. However, the head shot didn’t come off a Tampa Bay bat. Instead, it was friendly fire. Toronto catcher A.J. Jimenez attempted...
Via NESN.com
March 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Drew Hutchison gets nailed in the head on throw to second

On Sunday, we saw a rare incident in the Toronto Blue Jays' spring training matchup with the Tampa Bay Rays. The Blue Jays right-hander Drew Hutchison was hit in the head by a throw from his own catcher, A.J. Jimenez, in an attempt to pick off a runner stealing second. As Jimenez got up to throw the ball to pick off Tampa Bay’s Brad Miller, Hutchison turned to watch the ball...
Via The Comeback
March 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Drew Hutchison Prime For A Bounce Back In 2016

Drew Hutchison will bounce back in 2016 Drew Hutchison came into 2015 after a 2014 campaign where he demonstrated quite a bit of promise in his first full season after Tommy John surgery. Hutchison  received much publicity on his second half of 2014 given the adjustments he made to make his slider a very effective pitch. He also has very good command with his fastball which is...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
December 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Did Drew Hutchison Really Change His Slider?

If you look at the movement charts on Drew Hutchison‘s slider, it seems obvious: the Blue Jays’ righty starter had more drop late last year, when he was going well. This year, the pitch is harder and firmer, and he’s not going well. So he’s missing that slider he had, right? Well, maybe not. We […]
Via Fangraphs
July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Drew Hutchison’s Road Troubles Go Back To 2014

TORONTO, CANADA – JUNE 8: Drew Hutchison #36 of the Toronto Blue Jays makes his way from the bullpen to the dugout before the start of MLB game action against the St. Louis Cardinals on June 8, 2014 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images) So far in 2015, it’s been well documented the road struggles of Toronto Blue Jays’ starter...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Toronto Blue Jays: Drew Hutchison coming into his own

On Monday, Toronto Blue Jays’ pitcher, Drew Hutchison, led the team to victory with a complete game shutout. He only allowed four hits and struck out eight as the Blue Jays defeated the Chicago White Sox 6-0. Moreover, all four of the hits allowed were singles. This was without a doubt Hutchison’s best start of the year, and perhaps, it was also the birth of a new star in Toronto...
Via isportsweb.com
May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Drew Hutchison Needs His Good Fastball

Breakout candidates are often identified on the pitching side either on the strength of peripheral stats which portend improvement over more conventional numbers, a strong second half, or some demonstrative change in a pitch. Sometimes, the candidates fulfill expectations and make those who stumped for them look like geniuses. Most of the time, however, the […]
Via Fangraphs
May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

How Good of a Weapon Did Drew Hutchison Find?

Have I mentioned lately how helpful the chats can be when it comes to finding things to write about? You guys don’t know how valuable you are. Dozens upon dozens of questions, if not hundreds upon hundreds, and out of those questions, longer posts can occasionally germinate. This is one of them! Because I’ve noticed […]
Via Fangraphs
January 29, 2015  |  Discuss
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