So his best pitch is his change-up.
Not very sexy.
Not like a 96 mph fastball or a devastating curve, but Carlos Silva has been getting it done for the Cubs throwing either Silva Bullets or Lucky Shots. Time will tell.
It's good to read what the guys who play fantasy say sometimes, and this is from Carlos' ESPN stats page: "
So smart money apparently says he'll begin a descent to normal soon.
But way back when, I said that the minute he tossed one single strike, Silva would be worth the trade that got goofy freakshow Milton Bradley out of town. And now that Silva's got 2 victories in April? I'm ecstatic.
Going to watch him at Wrigley today in fact.
Baseball God only knows what the wind will do, but maybe it'll do what it did for the Cubs yesterday.
Getting up off the canvas from Friday's revolting ass-whuppin', the Cubs hit back with a haymaker of their own and creamed the D-Backs 11-5 to even the series. 4 Cubs hit homers - Soto, Fukudome, and Byrd's were all solo, and Alfonso Soriano hit a 3-run dinger that Lou called the "big one".
Okay, lets see what happens today...