killa3312 wrote:Hammel's a nice young pitcher with good, not great stuff, and fantastic control. His fastball sits around 92-93 MPH, but he can pump it all the way up to 96. His curveball is his best pitch, though. 12-6 drop that's nearly unhittable when located.
Basically, he has future no. 3 type stuff in a rotation. Hopefully, with a couple strong performances, they'll keep him up.
This pretty much sums up Hammel. He should be a solid #3, even though I am hoping he will be our #4 as soon as next year with Kazmir, Jackson, and Niemann as our top 3.