Royals Flamethrower Continues To Overpower Hitters

So far, Josh Staumont has stood in 2020 for the Royals and has been a flamethrower who continues to overpower hitters left and right. The Royals pitcher has been a spark out of the bullpen through the first 12 games of the season. This May, Staumont did not take a step back and continued to work on his craft.

There are a lot of flamethrowers in MLB nowadays. However, Josh Staumont should be added to this list. Staumont has a 1.80 ERA in five games with nine strikeouts so far. Tuesday night against the Chicago Cubs, Staumont showed the Cubs what he had, as he continued to turn up the heat. He faced some of the Cubs’ best hitters, including Javy Baez. Even though Staumont made his MLB debut in 2019, he was making all-star caliber hitters looking silly.

His fastball Tuesday night was on par with his off-speed pitches as well. His curve ball is sitting around 83-85 mph. He also was keeping it down in the zone; with that, he was untouchable.

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If the Royals’ flamethrower continues to dominate hitters with his three pitches (4-seam, 2-seam, curveball), Staumont could potentially be a future closer for K.C.

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Nick Whyman
Nick Whyman is an editor at Overtime Heroics and has been writing for OTH since January of 2020. Whyman is also a Senior at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln majoring in Broadcasting.

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