Scout Premium Content

Coke Breaking Out The Breaking Ball

Phil Coke had two solid seasons in the Florida State League, posting a combined 3.36 ERA during that time to earn an opportunity in Double-A this season. After he got off to a rough start in the first month, however, the left-hander has picked it up in May, thanks in large part to the development of his breaking ball.

"It's not bad," Phil Coke said of his season so far. "I've had my struggles and my highs. I've had highs and lows, but like they say, they come with the game." The jump from A-ball to the Double-A level is one of the biggest in the game and Coke experienced that first-hand quite quickly in April, going winless in five starts and posting a 6.23 ERA. "Early on I struggled throwing strikes...

PinstripesPlus.com Recommended Stories


  • Peyton Manning emerged alone atop yet another category in the NFL record book tonight vs the Niners, as he tossed touchdown #509 under the national spotlight of Sunday Night Football (NBC). (Photo…

  • Former USC and NFL running back LenDale White added tons of drama to what was a relatively quiet Homecoming weekend for the Trojans.

  • Here’s a way to watch football and improve your golf swing at the same time. In your living room (or on the range), practice the one-minute golf swing, as shown in this video. Set the timer on your…

  • Dr. Roto, like many others, can't believe Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson (pictured above) passed for over 300 yards and rushed for over 100 yards in the same game. First time that's ever happened…

  • As soon as those winds fall off, get into the stand! I always tell people you can't kill them if you aren't out, but if you want to try and pick an opportune time – this is it.

Up Next


Tweets