What did they throw last night?

A brief look at the pitches thrown by starting pitchers in the majors on Monday, June 15, 2009:

Cleveland Indians

Carl Pavano         Number Strikes Speed (mph)
Four-seam fastball    29     18       90-92
Two-seam fastball     36     24       89-93
Split-finger fastball  2      0       85-86
Change-up             10      9       81-83
Slider                20     12       81-86

Ryan Braun took a Carl Pavano change-up deep and tripled on a four-seam fastball.

Los Angeles of Anaheim Angels

John Lackey        Number Strikes Speed (mph)
Four-seam fastball   40     24       88-91
Two-seam fastball    19     14       89-91
Change-up             4      3       82-84
Slider               18     13       79-83
Curveball            25     20       76-80

John Lackey got 5 strikeouts swinging with the curveball, 2 strikeouts swinging with the slider, and 2 swinging and 1 called with the four-seam fastball.

Milwaukee Brewers

David Bush          Number Strikes Speed (mph)
Four-seam fastball    3      1       87-89
Two-seam fastball    37     18       87-90
Change-up             5      2       82-85
Slider               22     15       81-86
Curveball             7      5       66-69

David Bush allowed home runs on a slider to Shin-Soo Choo and a curveball to Victor Martinez.

San Francisco Giants

Barry Zito         Number Strikes Speed (mph)
Four-seam fastball   26     21       85-88
Two-seam fastball     9      5       84-86
Change-up            11      8       72-75
Slider               10     10       78-81
Curveball            14     10       70-74

Zito allowed home runs on a four-seam fastball to Juan Rivera and a change-up to Erick Aybar.

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