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Andy Oliver called up

Postby DramaticChipmunk » Fri May 27, 2011 6:02 pm

He's been called up to take Phil Coke's spot in the rotation while he spends some time on the DL. Worth an add for those 2 or 3 starts? His first start tomorrow would be against that downright HOT BoSox lineup :-o
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Re: Andy Oliver called up

Postby Dan Lambskin » Fri May 27, 2011 9:57 pm

possibly worth a pickup since i think if he pitches decent he'll take Cokes job so they can put him back in the pen (although the trade for Purcey gave them another lefty in the pen)

i sure as hell wouldnt start him tomorrow though :-o
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Re: Andy Oliver called up

Postby Y`s Guy » Sun May 29, 2011 10:19 pm

He got a quality start going 6 IP and allowing three earned. Only 3 Ks.

I didn't see the game so check out the clippings to get a better feel.
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Re: Andy Oliver called up

Postby BrettCB » Sun May 29, 2011 10:26 pm

He struggled early, literally had no movement on his slider. Leaned on his fastball changeup combo. In his last two innings he suddenly had his slider and looked pretty sharp. I was pretty impressed how composed he was after getting beat up early against a lineup thats been red hot.
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