Nate Pearson shines in his Summer Camp debut, but it’s inevitable he’ll start the season in the “minors”

Nate Pearson got the ball in Saturday’s Blue Jays vs the Blue Jays game and the organization’s No. 1 prospect picked up right where he left off back in spring training. 
Pearson tossed two innings in the intrasquad game, throwing 18 of 31 pitches for strikes. He didn’t allow a hit, surrendered just one walk, and picked up two strikeouts. After the outing, he said that he felt really good on the mound and that he spent the lockdown sharpening up his off-speed stuff.
Here he is getting Vlad Jr. to ground into a double play with his curveball…

Nate Pearson was throwing all of his secondary weapons for strikes today. Got a double play from Vlad Jr. with this well-located curveball pic.twitter.com/fPM8r3p1KU
— Arden Zwelling (@ArdenZwelling) July 12, 2020

Here he is striking out Travis Shaw with some major gas…

What does MPH sound like?
Ask @big_nate5 pic.twitter.com/sbmYJnFioE
— Toronto Blue Jays (@BlueJays) July 11, 2020

Here he is freezing Randal Grichuk…

Grichuk caught looking https://t.co/M6RiEHVraX pic.twitter.com/WNjNnh6o4w
— Hazel Mae (@thehazelmae) July 11, 2020

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Author: Cam Lewis / Blue Jays Nation

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