Lloyd McClendon has indicated his emerging choice of left-handed relief specialist — and it’s veteran Joe Beimel.
Beimel pitched for seven different organizations before taking 2013 off following Tommy John surgery.
But reports are that his arm is sound, and he is throwing in the upper 80s, which is pretty much where he was before the injury.
So … assume we get the Beimel glory days.
A pitcher who gets by on the skin of his teeth — though his teeth have a bit more skin against LH hitters.
Full article at Mariner Brainstorm: here.