He gave a clinic for other Red Sox pitchers and fans. How did he do it?
- First pitch strikes
- Overpowering heat (fastball regularly touching 96-98) with outstanding fastball command
- Use of secondary pitches to complement the fastball
The single most dominating game I've seen this year at Fenway was Buchholz's no-hitter, but Beckett reminded us of Jim Palmer with his ability to use both sides of the plate.
We can only hope that Daisuke Matsuzaka was taking notes.