Posted by GameSetMatch on August 19th, 2009
Gil Meche has yet to return to the form that made him a stalwart on Kansas City’s pitching staff earlier this season. In two starts since missing a month with an ailing back, he hasn’t even lasted beyond the fifth inning.
But five innings was all Meche needed on Tuesday night to pick up a victory against the White Sox. Although Meche didn’t pitch his best, he received plenty of help, both offensively and defensively, and left with a one-run lead that held up in a 5-4 victory at U.S. Cellular Field.
“The way I pitched, yeah, it was really nice to come out with a win,” Meche said. “I didn’t really throw any pitches with consistency the whole night. I was everywhere. The fastball wasn’t good. I didn’t feel bad. I just had no life on the ball. Just trying to stay in there as much as I could. It wasn’t pretty, like I said, but it got a ‘W.’”
Click here to read the full article – By Jesse Temple of MLB.com
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