Originally Posted by SCCWS
Daniel Bard was claimed by the Cubs which is not a surprise since he was a Theo guy. I was hoping Hahn would take a shot and see if Coop could turn him around. Still young and he was dominating for 2010 and most of 2011 and then lost his control.
He has also lost velocity as well as his control. He used to throw 97-98mph but fangraphs says he is down into the 92-93 mph range.
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