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Why Pitch Calling is Stupid

Sign from coach —> Fastball outside… result —> fastball spiked Sign from coach —> Fastball inside…. result —> fastball up and away Sign from coach —> Fastball middle…. result —> HBP   Seriously who cares what pitches you are calling? It doesn’t matter what pitch types you are calling, and

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Molesky Commanding His Own Path

Mount Saint Mary’s graduate Vince Molesky has set a flame to a path so far this year that shouldn’t go unnoticed. This young man went un-drafted out of a Division I institution, was fortunate enough to latch on with Independent baseball and a team called the Wichita Wingnuts of the

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Commanding Pitch Movement

Movement and Command   In a recent poll held on Twitter, everyone showed the most interest (by a very slight margin) in pitching command coupled with pitch movement.  I’m pleased in the interest in this very intriguing aspect of pitching command and am excited to share some insights on the

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How Can Pitchers Expand the Strike Zone? Command the Baseball: Evidence from MLB

Study by: Brad Woodfield NCAA I Pitcher, Lafayette College University of Chicago MBA `18   In a previous post we clustered 2017 MLB starting pitchers into four mutually exclusive groups based on their pitching style.  The groups were: Elite Power, Finesse, Fastball, and Off-Speed. With these groups defined, some natural

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Former MLB LHP Josh Spence Command Journey

Hello, My name is Josh Spence, I was the 29th Australian to play Major League Baseball debuting June 24th, 2011. I crossed paths with Dustin when we were in the San Diego Padres organization together. Now years later It’s awesome to see the stepping stone he is creating in regards

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