The Nate Pearson Conundrum

The last time we watched a Blue Jays baseball game, Nate Pearson was dealing.

Pearson went two innings against the Pirates, scattering a couple of hits and a walk while striking out two. He also allowed an earned run, which was his first and only blemish in spring training. All told, Pearson threw seven innings, allowing one run on two hits and three walks while striking out 11.

This is our last baseball for a while, so enjoy this video of Nate Pearson owning a guy so hard he just chucked his bat at the ball pic.twitter.com/Bjt13NZ0to
— Blue Jays Nation (@thejaysnation) March 12, 2020

The Blue Jays’ No. 1 prospect was the breakout star of spring training. He was hitting 100 miles-per-hour on the gun with ease and looked like an ace. But, no matter how well he pitched, Pearson wasn’t going to crack the roster and travel north with the Blue Jays.
The organization has taken a slowly-but-surely approach with their ace of the future. After missing virtually all of the 2018 season due to a freak injury, the Blue Jays eased Pearson back in 2019, having him go back and forth between making two-inning starts …

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Author: Cam Lewis / Blue Jays Nation

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