Thursday, April 7, 2011

Lyles excited about his opener tonight

Good article in the Oklahoman today about Jordan Lyles (note: The Constable will be in attendance for his second start at Nashville next week).

"It’s always an honor to get the first start. I love it when the crowd’s out there and there’s a lot at stake. I feel like I rise to the occasion and I feel like my stuff gets a little bit better when there’s a lot on the line.”

And Arnsberg admitted that Lyles is in Oklahoma City for reasons other than pitching:
“You go back and look at the numbers all of our starters put up and he probably pitched better than any of them,”