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Lefty Reyes Changes Arm Slot

Lefty Reyes Changes Arm Slot

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FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Left-hander Jo-Jo Reyes made his second start (third appearance) of the spring on Thursday against the Minnesota Twins. Reyes allowed four runs (three earned) on five hits over 2.1 innings with a pair of walks. After his outing, Reyes said he changed his arm slot over the off-season, and is trying to work through the new adjustment.

"I’ve just been working on a lot of stuff this spring training, something new I haven’t been doing my whole career, so it’s really a progression. Once it clicks, I’ll be fine," Reyes said. "Just some mechanical stuff in my delivery that changed my arm slot. It’s just a different arm angle. I’m just getting used to it. I’ll be good for a couple pitches, then fall back, not repeating it and that’s where t...

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