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Inside Pitch: Janssen Very Nervous

Inside Pitch: Janssen Very Nervous

Casey Janssen never felt as nervous as he did on Thursday making his first major league start, but now wants to put the start behind him and focus on the next one.

A.J. Burnett's replacement came highly recommended because of his ability to throw strikes. But while 24-year-old Casey Janssen may be a strike-throwing machine in the minors, he was anything but in his major league debut Thursday. A severe case of nerves had the normally controlled California native doing his best just to get the ball in the vicinity of home plate, let alone inside the strike... Recommended Stories

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