Preseason pitching problems persist in opener
Posted on Tuesday, Apr 02, 2013
ATLANTA - It is a long season, as the Phillies vividly reminded us with a long night here Monday. It is impossible to reach reasonable conclusions after just one game, but that's what opening day is for. For more than a month, we've been told every rough outing results from a pitcher working on some troublesome pitch, that the offensive numbers are meaningless.