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Horne Looking To Put '08 Season Behind Him

Horne has a 23.14 ERA in Tampa so far

Coming off of a breakout performance that saw him win the Eastern League Pitcher of the Year award last season with Double-A Trenton, Alan Horne seemed primed to make his big league debut this year. A biceps injury and subsequent control problems, however, has him looking to put this season behind him and already looking for a fresh start next season.

"I really wish I knew," Horne said when asked of his down year. "It's definitely been a struggle all year long. It's been one thing after another, just some nagging things. I started off the season well and then had the bicep injury. "I felt pretty good coming back off of that but perhaps I pushed it too quick. I tried to be too good too early since I had missed a pretty significant... Recommended Stories

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