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Heredia Going To Work On The Number One

Heredia was throwing harder in his first start

TAMPA, FL - Jairo Heredia, a 6-foot-1, 190-pound pitcher from the Dominican Republic has not only entered the 2011 Tampa season stronger, but with a new and improved fastball.

Last season Jairo Heredia's fastball sat consistently at 88 mph while carrying a deadly and sharp curveball and changeup to his regimen. In the offseason he worked hard to put on muscle weight as he entered Spring Training looking ready to pitch. "He gained about 15 pounds in muscle which has shown with his velocity. He came to Spring Training in much better shape than past seasons and his... Recommended Stories

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