The Daniel Cabrera that pitched today showed some of that stuff that makes me think "Cy" Young. At one point, he looked un-touchable on the mound and baffeled every hitter he faced. He did give up a home run, but I think he was tired at that point. He came trotting out in the 5th inning and just seemed to be out of gas while warming up.
I do not know the pitch count, around 45-50 I would guess. I would say more than two thirds of his pitches were stikes. He did not work counts, got on top of the hitters. He showed three solid pitches. You could see his fastball and he was cutting them. He has a 11-5 working for him right now; I always thought it was a 12-6. BUT...HE THREW EFFECTIVE CHANGE UPS.
He looked the part of an Ace of a staff. BTW, rumors were floating in the stands that Adam Loewen threw today and felt great in a side session. These two have 20 game winners written on them, just somehow neither really knows it yet. If DC could throw what I saw today, he has 25 game winner in neon signs above his head.
The only problem is every good start is followed by two bad outings.