Hey everyone and welcome back! Today's topic: What are the top 5 pitches in baseball? First things first: This is not a list compiled of strictly statistical data. This is a list of my own opinions on the importance of each pitch, with a brief description of what each pitch does and why I believe it is important. While everyone will have their own opinion on what pitches … [Read more...] about TOP 5 PITCHES IN BASEBALL
Is it a curveball? Or is it a breaking ball? As I ponder the question, a few things come to mind. First of all, lets try to define a curveball: A curveball is a pitch thrown with a certain grip and hand action that causes the ball to spin forward, making the ball "dive" as it approaches the plate. This is basically the same action you get with a slider, although usually … [Read more...] about Is It A Curveball?