After Brian Matusz’s disastrous start last Sunday, a rift may be growing between Buck Showalter and one of the O’s most coveted pitching prospects. Matusz survived only 1 1/3 innings in his last start and Buck said after the game that he has had trouble getting Matusz’s attention. Listen carefully to what Buck said after the game with regards to Matusz’s start. Buck went so far as to say he may need to get in Brian’s face to get his message across.
Is Matusz’s over-confidence frustrating Buck? Listen to what Matusz had to say after his start on Sunday.
Is a clash of titans brewing? Brian Matusz returns to the hill on Thursday against the Blue Jays. This pivotal start may play a big role in the health of their seemingly fragile relationship.