Well I just got home from watching Bondo pitch in person at the Braves AAA affiliate here in Gwinnett, GA. Here are my observations: Bonderman threw around 80% sliders (has this always been the case?) No surprises as his change-up got thrashed two of the three times he threw it. His fastball topped out at 91, so not up to the 93-94 I’m pretty sure he can hit when he’s fully recovered. He gave up one hit through 5 that a major league OF would have caught; then he got pounded in the sixth. He gave up 5 (3 E.R.) runs but every single hitter was hitting him hard. So I’m in the camp he needs to stay down another start or two as hopefully his arm isn’t stretched out enough to throw 100 pitches yet as he finished off the night at 98. As far as the rest of Toledo (not sure anyone cares), Dlugach is fast as hell at SS and besides Hessman the rest of their top players are already in Detroit. Gwinnett threw Tommy Hanson, the Braves top prospect, and he is the entire package. He was topping out at 97 while throwing a drop-off the table curveball. It was the third time I’ve seen him give up under three hits through six innings.
well that's just, like, your opinion, man