Red Sox
General Manager Theo Epstein said of Dice-K, ‘‘I think he’s pitched very, very well, one of the better pitchers in the American League. [But] I think his stuff has room to grow....His fastball is about what it should be, but his changeup was a more consistently dominant pitch in Japan....His slider, I still think we’ll see a better one. That makes me excited about what is yet to come.'
Theo's perspective
General Manager Theo Epstein said of Dice-K, ‘‘I think he’s pitched very, very well, one of the better pitchers in the American League. [But] I think his stuff has room to grow....His fastball is about what it should be, but his changeup was a more consistently dominant pitch in Japan....His slider, I still think we’ll see a better one. That makes me excited about what is yet to come."
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