The Pitch Revisited, Part 4
May 8, 2015
"Hitting is timing. Pitching is upsetting timing."
13 20-win seasons
83% of starting MLB pitchers threw this pitch "with some regularity" in 2014
This pitch "throws power hitters off balance and is easy to keep below the knees."
It's been the go-to pitch "for a number of great pitchers, from Trevor Hoffman to Jamie Moyer to James Shields."
And according to a National League scout:
I've written about the changeup 3 previous times, in 2012, 2013, and 2014.
What pitch are they talking about? The changeup.
Now we're here for Part 4 because of this article:
Where they talk about the most important aspect of the changeup:
To conclude from the article:
"The beauty of the changeup is its simplicity.
Its a beautiful thing to watch when you are aware of what a good one looks like."
I've found only 1 grip that gives the deception that's needed for a great Changeup. To learn that grip, you can subscribe to my Baseball Video Library and watch a video presentation on The Changeup.
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