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Friday, March 26, 2010

Scouting Report Pitchers on 40 Man Roster- Pat Misch

Pat Misch- #48
28 years old (29 in August)
4th Major League Season
6'2" 195 pounds
Bats R/ Throws L

The Good: Threw one of the two CG shutouts for the Mets last season (last week of the season). Started his career with the Giants, but was designated for assignment after going 0-7 combined in the big leagues in 2007 and 2008. He has pretty good control, but has just mediocre stuff - high 80s fastball, decent change, as well as a slider and curve. Tries to be portrayed as "Tom Glavine lite".

The Bad: He is a finesse lefty who doesn't miss bats (poor 5.1 strikeouts per nine innings in his career, and only a 3.5 K/9 during his tenure with the Mets). He also is prone to giving up too much home runs. Limited upside.

Role: He is out of options, so would have to clear waivers to go down to Buffalo.  He is a roster-filler for Buffalo and hopefully he won't be needed in Flushing again this year.

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