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What to Watch in Spring Training Games, Two-Seam Fastball

What to Watch in Spring Training Games, Two-Seam Fastball

Update: 2024-02-23
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Eno, Trevor and DVR discuss an unusual day at Phillies camp, superstitious teammates, and what to look for in spring training games. Plus, they continue the deep dive pitching series with a detailed look at two-seam fastballs/sinkers, before discussing a few challenges organizations have getting coaching staffs on the same page in player development.


Rundown

1:38 A Rough Day in Phillies Camp

7:26 What to Look For in Spring Training Games

18:45 Reliever Usage in Closer Battles

26:28 'Two-Seamer' v. 'Sinker'

32:33 Good Two-Seamers & Newer Location Strategies

37:39 An Ineffective Sinker

48:35 Two-Seam Fastballs in Stuff+

50:37 Organizational Philosophy v. Individual Approaches

1:06:15 Viewer Q&A


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What to Watch in Spring Training Games, Two-Seam Fastball

What to Watch in Spring Training Games, Two-Seam Fastball

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