On Monday, it seemed as if LHP Interested Anthony Kay could only be within hours of his success, as Mets and Double-A Binghamton both starred as their # 1 star. 39; TBA & # 39; recorded league debut. That did not happen, but it did not stop Kay from posting news.
Kay, the 24-year-old who was one of the best pitchers in all of Minor League baseball this season, fired 7.0. On Monday night, he hit the innings for Binghamton before being removed with only 88 spaces since his pitch count was administered.
During the trip, Kay hit one and hit eight, dropping his ERA to 1.07 and the whip to 0.77.
During his last six games (37.2 innings), Kay has only allowed two runs with 1
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"It's really fun," Kay told MiLB.com about his hot track. "It's always the way you want it to be as a pitcher, you want to put together some good trips in a row, it's good to be able to do that … Regardless of a good or bad trip, you're so after every excursion you want You think about it, watch a video, and then you go on. "
Kay, who made a choice in the first round of the 2016 MLB Draft, missed the entire 2017 season because of Tommy John," Kay has a three-pitch mix with a fastball of 92 to 94 and a speed of 96 mph, "wrote Joe DeMayo, a contributor to SNY wrote about Kay in his deep dive. "Kay feels that some changes to the performance he made, as well as the feeling of being completely healthy, have made him throw harder and harder." He has two secondary pitches, the primary being his change in the low eighties he uses to clear out batsmen, Kay recently did. " It felt very well with a curveball, which he shoots in the upper 70s to the lower 80s.
The Mets have said in recent weeks that Kay is on the radar as a possible answer in this season's rotation, and after his appearance on Monday night, it's hard to see him in Double-A for much longer the only question that remains is whether he will be spiced in Triple-A or jump straight to the majors.