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Moyer's next start may be for O's

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08:13 AM ET 06.21 | Even nearing 50 and merely flirting with 80 m.p.h. on the gun these days, Jamie Moyer is a prospect. After three starts for Triple-A Norfolk, the Orioles may be coming to a point where they have to make a decision about 49-year-old [Moyer] and whether they will add him to the Orioles rotation. Moyer is 1-1 with a 1.69 ERA for the Tides. ... [In Moyer's third Norfolk start, on Wednesday,] Moyer did not walk a batter and fanned four. Why did he leave the game after just four innings? "We were just watching him and his pitch count [Wednesday]. Nothing wrong whatsoever, it was just a pitch count to not overextend him and everything is fine." Griffin is aware that some may speculate he came out early because his next start could be for the Orioles.

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June 21, 2012  08:36 AM ET

Would love to see him come up and win a few games ... then be able to tell the kids and grandkids I saw him pitch!

June 21, 2012  08:58 AM ET

It is a different world between Triple A and the Bigs. It will be like batting practice for these major league hitters.

June 21, 2012  09:08 AM ET
QUOTE(#1):

Would love to see him come up and win a few games ... then be able to tell the kids and grandkids I saw him pitch!

I'm sure you can come up with better baseball stories to tell the grand kids than that.

June 21, 2012  09:37 AM ET

He could be any worse than Arrieta

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June 21, 2012  11:29 AM ET

Go Jamie Go!!!

June 21, 2012  01:43 PM ET
QUOTE(#1):

Would love to see him come up and win a few games ... then be able to tell the kids and grandkids I saw him pitch!

He can invite his own Grand kids to the game and they can see him pitch...

Tough Times down in Balt...

June 21, 2012  04:37 PM ET

A smart, crafty pitcher who knows his limitations. As a Phillies fan, I've seen him confound experienced hitters (although his best target is the young & anxious batter!).

Don't count him out yet...

June 21, 2012  04:58 PM ET

Pitching is about keeping hitters off balance and Jamie is the master.

June 21, 2012  09:23 PM ET
QUOTE(#9):

Pitching is about keeping hitters off balance and Jamie is the master.

Dude... Jamie 'was' the Master...

Every player reaches the end of the road at some point - Jamie's road was longer than most.

June 21, 2012  10:14 PM ET

Make him a short relief pitcher

June 22, 2012  07:51 AM ET

He can be a fifth starter on plenty of teams. Hell he already won 2 games this year.

 
June 22, 2012  11:47 AM ET

Jaime should learn himself a knuckler.

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