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Corbin Martin – Why I Love His 4-Seam Fastball

Instead of all the typing that maybe 2% actually read. I do a FULL 4-Seam Fastball Breakdown in this 6-Minute Video below.   4-Seam Fastball Pitch Profile - 95.7 MPH Avg - 2411 RPM Avg - 9.2 vMOV Avg - 198 Degree Spin Axis - 2564 MAX Spin Rate - 94.91 Avg...

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Luis Castillo – Dissecting That Filthy Changeup

  Not going to lie.. I've been really looking forward to this breakdown for some time now. I'll be honest I hadn't watched Luis Castillo until this Spring Training (2019) but when I finally saw his stuff.. holy smokes. First thing that jumped out to me was...

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Sonny Gray – Curveball or Slider?

For those of you that follow baseball or follow Sonny Gray you will know that he publicly stated his opinion on why his time with the Yankees was, statistically speaking, not a great time for him. The once very highly touted pitcher who matched Justin Verlander pitch...

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Trevor Richards Changeup Breakdown

  I don't think it's a secret anymore that Miami Marlins Pitcher Trevor Richards throws one of the games best changeups. I'm going to treat this breakdown a little bit differently due to the fact we can actually just hear from the man himself. Richards did an...

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Marcus Stroman Slider Breakdown

 I want to highlight the fact that I do not know whether this particular pitch that is highlighted above is a Slider or a Curveball.. nonetheless it's nasty and very very effective for Marcus Stroman. The biggest thing for me that sticks out is Stroman's ability to...

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Kevin Gausman Splitter

 This is going to be a fun one. Like I said in the video I personally love the Splitter. I started throwing mine when I was about 14 or 15 years old. It's funny because my dad never wanted me throwing curveballs or sliders growing up but he gave me Roger Clemens...

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Adam Wainwright Curveball Breakdown

Let’s breakdown arguable one of the nastiest pitches from one of the games best to ever do it in Adam Wainwright’s Curveball. The beauty of this post is that you don’t have to hear my interpretations we’ll just take it from the man himself! Also, side note, if you...

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Trevor Bauer Changeup Breakdown

 Only appropriate I do a Pitch Breakdown on a dude that went 7 no-hit innings yesterday! Although this specific video was taken from his first outing against the Twins he has still showcased the ability to throw this nasty changeup in any count during his 2 starts...

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Corbin Burnes Cut Fastball Breakdown

 I will start by saying I’m not sure if Corbin calls this a “cutter” or just his fastball but I’m going to assume it’s his fastball due to his usage during his 2019 debut. I love breaking down guys whose Data Analytics are just off the charts.. it really goes to show...

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Jacob deGrom Slider Breakdown

  This is my full breakdown of Jacob DeGrom's slider from his Opening Day Start against the Nationals. What really impressed me was how hard and late this pitch was. I know deGrom has always had a hard slider that many would almost perceive as a Cutter but this...

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