Tyler Glasnow Continues to Improve

In Tyler Glasnow's start against the Atlanta Braves on Monday, he produced around an extra inch and a half of rise on his four-seam fastball compared to his average in 2019. Below is a look at his short-form movement from 2019 and his lone 2020 start: When a player's fastball is getting an additional rise, … Continue reading Tyler Glasnow Continues to Improve

The Best Pitches in the Tampa Bay Rays Staff

The Tampa Bay Rays have some really interesting pitchers on their big league staff; so much so that I've developed something of an obsession with the team. They create some of the best and asthetically-pleasing pitch movement The Rays' pitching development, headed by pitching coach Kyle Snyder, seems to have a firm grasp on effective … Continue reading The Best Pitches in the Tampa Bay Rays Staff

Thoughts on the Charlie Morton fastball/curveball video.

This uber-popular clip of Charlie Morton's two-seam fastball and curveball is pure fantasy. And no, that doesn't make it any less fun to watch so long as you don't care about its accuracy. https://twitter.com/PitchingNinja/status/1181268716056657925 However, I don't think its physically possible for a pitch to turn on a dime like that, but of course, I'm … Continue reading Thoughts on the Charlie Morton fastball/curveball video.