2013 Phillies Report Card: Tyler Cloyd

Tyler Cloyd joined the Phillies’ rotation in late August during the 2012 season. Over six starts, the right-hander posted a 4.91 ERA, thanks in large part to surrendering eight home runs in just 33 innings of work. His arsenal never featured a pitch even of average caliber — his fastball sits in the mid-80’s, barely above Jamie Moyer-grade; his cutter doesn’t cut all that much; his curve rarely fooled a hitter; and his change-up featured only six MPH of separation from his fastball.

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