Grapefruit Notes: Nate Pearson was at it again!

I usually wait for a few days so that I can round up two or three of these games into a more worthwhile post, but Nate Pearson changed everything.

Things worth mentioning…
The Blue Jays ended up taking their second loss of the spring on Sunday afternoon in Bradenton to the Pirates by a scored of 13-8, but only two of those seven innings really mattered.
Nate Pearson made his second start of the spring and he was just as insanely good as he was last week when he dazzled during his debut. Pearson, who struck out the side in his debut, threw two innings in relief on Sunday, going six up, six down while collecting three strikeouts. He hit 100 miles-per-hour on the gun and made 2019 All-Star Josh Bell look silly with his high heat.

It’s March 1st and Nate Pearson’s already out here throwing pitches like this.
— Sportsnet (@Sportsnet) March 1, 2020

So, though two outings, it’s nine up, nine down with six strikeouts for Pearson. That’s two-thirds of the guys he’s faced ending up with a strikeout. Two. Thirds. Good lord. I don’t know if …

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Author: Cam Lewis / Blue Jays Nation

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