Nationals not concerned with lack of left handed pitchers
Sun, 10 Mar 2013|
CSN Washington dot com. -- off season -- changes to every big league roster at the nationals a part away with three relief pitchers. Of note Sean Burnett Mike Gonzales and Tom Gorzelanny and they combined for 162. Appearances last year and all of them. We're lefties. So how they be replaced our nationals insider mark Zuckerman with more media. There are no obvious holes on the nationals roster that keep Davey Johnson awake at night one potential weakness is the lack of left handers in their bullpen. How Will Johnson be able to pick favorable matchups against the NL east's notable left handed sluggers pitching coach Steve the -- isn't concerned. If we didn't have the guys ago left handers that -- that we haven't given them out -- I would really worry about. -- we got guys in the left to resolve got pitches for left handers and I'll turn the situation and bring in that left him in the face one guy and I got a run back to a to the bullpen to get somebody else to match up there. We're Jim doesn't figure it out right handers and left handers I think that's really a good situation and that's one -- one that worry him. The only lefty who appears guaranteed a job Zach Duke a career starter who spent most of last season reworking his mechanics and Syracuse. After a strong September cameo in DC Duke is back and likely to be asked to hold multiple roles. I was joking with raining or the other day I said you know I'll have two or three hats -- Cheerios and -- take over Burnett Gorzelanny and England's all as a spots I had to face both my career had -- -- Success thumb against each other years were actually a little better against Brady's than lefties. Have had the opposite self. It's just a matter of knowing who's the plate and on knowing what you can do to get that counts. Tyler Clifford also downplays the nets' lack of lefties. Believing talent is more important than which side of the mound the ball -- front. I know Davey doesn't necessarily. Agree with the aspect of lefty specialist calm which. I think that's that's a great waited to be as a manager and then I agree with that I think you gotta let -- pitch I don't care about facing. -- face ten lefties and roads and writings in a row. How I'm confident enough in myself and and I know I'm doing out there it to get those guys out. CSN Washington dot com.