Be very afraid of Duke pitching... particularly Jarvis (Fri guy). He has a perfect game already & was perfect thru 6.2 today. Perfect game broken up with 2 out in 7th by a strikeout/WP batter reached.
Duke could win the ACC this season with their overpowering pitching.Duke is going to be trouble. Not only are their Friday and Saturday starters elite, but here's their reliever Girard against FSU the last two days:
"Girard is proving that his preseason All-America billing was warranted; what a valuable weapon he is at the back end of the Duke bullpen. On Friday, Girard took over for Jarvis at the start of the eighth inning and proceeded to strike out the side in order, then fanned two more in the ninth to earn a two-inning save. He threw 33 pitches in that outing, then bounced back Saturday and was even better in a five-out save.
“We didn’t know if he would be live today until after he went through his throwing, he threw 28 pitches today,” Duke coach Chris Pollard said. “After he went through his pregame throwing, he went to Coach [Dusty] Blake and said, ‘I feel better today than I did yesterday.’ I think that’s what’s gonna make him a good reliever in pro ball, because he is resilient. He bounces back really, really well, that’s why he’s been really good in that spot for us. Because he’s not BSing, his stuff is better a lot of times on the second day than it is on the first day.”"
Duke could win the ACC this season with their overpowering pitching.
UNC has problems
....... FSU is probably good. We are going to have to scrape out a win down there next week somehow.
Oops. Just saw that FSU plays Florida on Tuesday and Illinois State on Wednesday. That may help.
We pay 13-3 Auburn who hasn't lost a mid-week game. (Someone else can start that post)