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Upstart Arizona right-hander Zack Godley stymied the Dodgers until the fourth inning, when Justin Turner fouled off a curveball, then redirected a sinker that did not sink.
As his 4.61 ERA attests, Porcello, who dropped to 4-12 Sunday, hasn't been nearly as good as last year when his sinker led him to a 3.15 ERA and a 22-4 record.
Which suggests one of the more effective ways to combat our hook-line-and-sinker approach to sizing up one another.
The game changed again moments later when outfielder Jorge Soler connected on a 90 mph sinker and launched a 417-foot homer that landed above the Royals’ bullpen in left field.
Ozuna jumped on a 3-0 sinker on the inner half from Jake Arrieta and propelled it in a blink into the bleachers in left.
But my game throughout the season is to throw sinkers and get groundballs.
Here’s a highlight of Chooch striking out Minnesota’s Kennys Vargas: That’s a front-door sinker, a pitch Ruiz called for Roy Halladay only about a billion times.
Cole still prefers his four-seam fastball to his sinker, and still favors the slider as his go-to breaking ball.
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