The surging pitching prospect has burst into the mainstream with dominant performances at the Futures Game during All-Star weekend and constantly missing bats in the minors, but last night he took his dominance to a whole different level.
In his 12th start since being promoted to Double-A New Hampshire, Pearson threw a total of 5 and 2/3 innings and didn’t allow a single hit while punching out eight batters. If you just think of an ideal statline that would show hype and potential in a pitching prospect, Pearson’s line from last night was even better.
While striking-out eight and not allowing a hit is sensational, Pearson’s fastball was touching 101 MPH and stayed consistently within 97-98 MPH. That velocity earned him to allow only a single walk on the night as well.
Not only does his stats from the night look amazing, his pitches were a thing of pure baseball beauty.
Nate Pearson’s final K of the night is a beautiful break, a little sweep to the outside, it’s…just awesome. pic.twitter.com/Ds1yHdpeV5
— Ryan D (@RyanDifrancesco) July 25, 2019
Not only can Pearson blast the ball with some of the highest velocity in the minors, but he …
Author: Thomas Williams / Blue Jays Nation