Tim Lahey

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1+13 scoreless innings and striking out two. [19] For the 2008 season, Lahey won five games and lost five, striking out 53 and serving as the setup man to Bobby Korecky, earning eight saves. On the field, he compiled yet another errorless season. [20]

200910

Lahey began 2009 with Rochester, but his 56+23 innings pitched on the season were his lowest total since 2005, the season of his conversion to the pitcher's mound. He earned a single save, striking out 44 batters, and compiled a career-high 5.72 ERA. [1] His 41 appearances were second-most among Red Wings pitchers, and he committed no errors on the season while notching 12 assists. [21] The following season, Lahey improved his winloss record to 53, lowered his ERA to 5.08, pitched the second-most innings of his career (79+23), and struck out 13 more batters than the previous year in only four more contests, [1] [22] but was released by the Twins at the end of 2010. [23]

Pitching style

Lahey commands three pitches; his standard is a two-seam sinking fastball. He throws two breaking pitches: a slider, his "out pitch" to right-handed batters, and a split-finger fastball, more effective against left-handers. [2] He credits baseball statistics and "numbers" for helping him improve the way he pitches; in a 2010 interview, Lahey claimed that his view of the game since the advent of Moneyball and advanced statistics has not changed, although he said that it has changed the way the public views the game. [24]

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Tim Lahey
Pitcher
Born: (1982-02-07) February 7, 1982 (age 40)
Worcester, Massachusetts
Bats: Right
Throws: Right