Hitting #2, Whit Merrifield, RH. The count goes to 1-1 and then Marco throws a changeup, the blue pitch in the low-away 9th of the grid.
What are we going to say, that we wanted the changeup 3" lower? There's not a human being alive who can do better than hit a certain 9th of the grid. That's a nice pitch selection on 1-1 and it's nicely executed.
Merrifield smoked it up the middle for a hit. Two on, nobody out to start the game.