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Wednesday, April 13, 2011
"Inside Baseball" by Tom Verducci - SI.com
Ever wonder why some pitchers have "hop" on their fastball and others don't? Why two pitchers who both ostensibly throw 94-mph heaters can perform so differently on the mound? Well a Danish company is using modern technology to compile a host of new data on pitchers' strengths. And it may make the radar gun obsolete.