Monday, June 29, 2009

Phillies beat up on Blue Jays

Mark Zwolinski

Brad Mills' stay in the big leagues had some common ground with his last two starts: they were both short.

Those two outings are the only starts of his fledgling major league career. They both came against the Philadelphia Phillies and unfortunately – for him – he was battered both times.

So, after a 10-0 washout to the Phillies Saturday in which Mills gave up eight runs, the Jays optioned him back to Class AAA Las Vegas.

Right now, the cold reality of his career is that he's better served in the minors where he can pitch without pressure and without the type of confidence-crushing moments that surfaced in Saturday's rout.

Philly right fielder and ex-Jay Jayson Werth got all – and we mean all – of a 2-2 pitch in the first inning. He sent it ridiculously high and far, putting it in the first row of the 500 level.

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