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A progression of Cardinals left-handed relievers

In the 17 years since Tony La Russa first arrived in St. Louis, the Cardinals employed at least two left-handed relievers to open the season in every year except one. In 1998, Lance Painter was the sole lefty in the pen, but the club knew what they had in him, as he was a holdover from the previous season. In three years, including as recently as 2005, three of the team’s seven...
Via The Cardinal Nation blog
May 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Minor league pitching coach Lance Painter expects young Mariners prospects to be confident, but not cocky on mound today

Just chatted with Lance Painter, the former big league pitcher who handled James Paxton and Erasmo Ramirez in Class AA last season. Painter has had the chance to observe both guys up close this spring -- along with Danny Hultzen and Taijuan Walker -- and does not expect any of the quartet to b overcome with nerves during today's intra-squad game. The game gets underway in about...
Via Seattle Times
February 24, 2012  |  Discuss
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