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Feb 29, 2020

The 6-foot-3 righthander has proved capable of hitting 100 mph on the radar gun but, in his quest to be a starter, is learning that pitching to contact can be a good thing. Chandler Rome and Steve Schaeffer discuss his scoreless stint against the Marlins on Friday, as well as Zack Greinke’s spring debut.

Feb 27, 2020

The health of the ace, who pitched a simulated game Thursday, is on the minds of Chandler Rome and Steve Schaeffer, who also discuss a knee that’s given Yordan Alvarez some trouble. Plus, the scoop on outfield prospect Chas McCormick.  

Feb 27, 2020

Jose Urquidy’s offseason included a meeting with Mexican president Andres Manuel. Chandler Rome and Steve Schaeffer talk about how the righthander now is focused on solidifying his hold on the fourth starter’s spot, and they also discuss Forrest Whitley and the spring power surge of Myles Straw.

Feb 26, 2020

Chandler Rome and Steve Schaeffer discuss how the righthander is trying to regain the form that made him one of the AL’s top relievers in the 2017 title season. They also touch on some of the young starting pitchers who are making an impression this spring.

Feb 24, 2020

Chandler Rome and Steve Schaeffer talk about fan reaction in Florida, as well as the weekend arrival of pitcher Zack Greinke, who, as this year’s No. 2 starter, will be asked to go beyond the sixth inning more frequently.