BEING HIMSELF: Maddon praised his pitching staff, including RHP Scott Dohmann, a reliever candidate who had a rough start this spring.
Dohmann gave up Cleveland's only hit in Tampa Bay's 7-0 win, but he struck out two in 12/3 innings. The 29-year-old said the biggest change he has made is relaxing, "just letting it rip."
Earlier in camp, Dohmann said he focused too much on mechanical tweaks such as shortening his stride; it "got me too mental; I wasn't showing my personality."
Tuesday "was a step in the right direction," Dohmann said. "I'd rather start off slow in the spring than finish slow."The entire article can be read HERE.
Wednesday, March 21, 2007
Here's a nice little article from the St. Petersburg Times: