Something's wrong with Peter Fairbanks

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Something's wrong with Peter Fairbanks
Something's wrong with Peter Fairbanks

Last night the losing pitcher for the Tampa Bay Rays was Peter Fairbanks, and while the use of wins and losses is often misapplied, here you can use it well. Fairbanks did not have his best stuff, in that he was not locating his pitches well enough to prevent the Los Angeles Dodgers from scoring three runs against him (two others were charged to him as well). Of the 28 pitches Fairbanks threw, 15 were for strikes, and only 4 were fastballs. If you know anything about Fairbanks it's that his fastball flirts with triple digits, but instead of relying on the heat, the rookie was feeding sliders in the low 90's all night. If you know anything about Fairbanks's slider, it's easy to see why he'd rely

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