New Orioles pitcher
"We made some small adjustments in my windup and delivery,'' Hammel said, "and Rick said, 'I bet I can get you to throw it now.' I'm going to go with it. It's a way to get a lot of ground balls and keep your pitch count down."
Hammel got 14 ground balls (which accounted for 16 outs) and said that was probably the most he's ever gotten in a major league start.