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Manager Brad Mills and J.A. Happ discuss the pitcher's Saturday night performance.
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-- -- No walks around and threw a lot of strikes. You know those with two earned runs. You know He -- He deserves a lot better right. They're got to ball pretty well but it sure SCJ. Continue to make progress right direction. Some things the last couple stars and how many strikes he's thrown him much on the -- you know there's no doubt there's no doubt he's making progress and and then. -- -- on strikes with the -- pitches down to a couple. Change ups I thought tonight the -- pretty good. And you know I was it was necessary -- -- on some balls with conviction. And with them with confidence side and was so. I thought I threw the ball real well. Two young guys -- pinch hit both of them for they did they do a great job to the starting off you know in the ball the pitcher -- them. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- And -- but there's other times and missing irritated at times well and you know we've played extremely well. I think -- our defense and to see that come that was surprising play it to happen like it did. God today but the same time. There was. They're a couple plays like to -- Macon and you know the pitcher's save some pitches and get a feel. And -- -- And I -- He was pretty good today is his velocity. His velocity was up there -- for a five and and then. On his off speed stuff as well I mean He was the loss it was enough to get get -- off -- off speed stuff and then when we couldn't really get on anything because of this was I had nineteen before day games so. He'll have some different people want more so yeah. You know there's no doubt that we're gonna try to get a couple of smart at bats today and then tomorrow -- First pitch strikes are better that's comical sometimes topic today it was kind of less -- -- span. Feels it when it's an area that you can get it. Pick up and get -- -- or is that hard to do at times from the question of you know the inning with no runs and it is so is our best. You know it just seems so hard and on any given moment. You know it's that's right gonna pick us open and found a way and took turn battling it isn't -- -- times -- I didn't like it it's been in this database so you know they were balanced well. You know just an -- most -- Focused like it was going to be there. You know into the game father and now and I fifth inning with us. -- -- Do you feel -- you you personally are heading in the right direction the last couple definitely I feel a film sharper and and I make my pitches are more consistent. -- it from -- more first pitch strikes and yet. Just China is just trying to repeat repeat my delivery and try to keep that is consistent as possible on. You know that's gonna hopefully keep the arm slot where it should be in and keep your release point where it needs to me.