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Q&A with Scott Aldred

Aldred says Melancon's makeup stood out

We sat down with Trenton Thunder Pitching Coach Scott Aldred for a Q&A session to find out what he likes best about Jason Jones, if Mark Melancon met his expectations, what he's seen from Anthony Claggett, what Kevin Whelan needs to do going forward, which pitcher has made the most progress this season, and much more. Jason Jones has been lights out for much of the season, what have you seen out out of him? Scott Aldred: He's just a complete pitcher. He throws a lot of strikes with all four of his pitches, changes speeds, limits base-runners, and he's having a really nice year. The splitter's also been a huge pitch for him this year that he maybe didn't have a year or two ago, a real... Recommended Stories

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