Here's A Really Nice Piece On Reds Rookie Amir Garrett.

Found this story about Amir Garrett on FanRag Sports...

The 6-foot-5 left-hander has won each of his first two career starts for the Cincinnati Reds while posting a 1.42 ERA and 0.71 WHIP. After pitching 6 shutout innings to beat the Cardinals at St. Louis on April 7, he carried a shutout into the 7th inning in Pittsburgh on Wednesday before winding up giving up 2 runs in 6.2 innings.

“When I went out there in St. Louis, I felt like I’d been out there before, just in a different sport,” Garrett said of his debut. “I wasn’t as jittery as I thought I would be. After I threw the first pitch, I took a couple of deep breaths and I thought, ‘This is just another game.’ I just pitched my game.

“After having that experience, I felt even more relaxed the second time. I’m not thinking about the surroundings or being in the big leagues. I’m just thinking about getting people out.”

Garrett’s success isn’t shocking....

Read: Amir Garrett carries lessons from hardwood to diamond.

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