We dive into pitching depth at Memphis with Brain Walton today. Who are their starters and how close are they to majors?
Hudson has an ERA over 4 and has not done well. Matthew Liberatore has been excellent. Connor Thomas has started well and Graceffo has shown promise, but it’s too early to think about him moving up anytime soon. Is the key for Liberatore establishing the fast ball? In particular, inside to righthanded hitters? What has Graceffo done well to move so fast through the minors?
Tink Hence arguably earned a promotion but starts the season at Peoria and has still been limited in pitch count for whatever reason. Masyn Winn has kicked off the season at the top of the lineup for Memphis, although he’s not hitting particularly well. We talk about Paul DeJong’s rehab assignment in Palm Beach. He hasn’t really hit at the level it takes to return to St. Louis. Is it decision time for his future? Listen here:
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