John Lieber looked solid in his return today, a big boost to the Yankees if he can stay healthy. He’s probably worked his ass off for two years to come back, so even though I’d rather see him fail, he deserves kudos for such a fine effort.
But, the best part of Lieber, for all of us baseball fans, is how fast he works. Pitch after pitch, delivered quickly and with no dillydallying. It’s so much more enjoyable to watch baseball when hurlers are efficient and fast-paced, even if the result isn’t the one desired.