Trusting his stuff and not trying to do too much -- that has been the key for left-handed pitcher Cody Dickson so far in his professional baseball career.
After a slow start in Low-A West Virginia last season, Dickson saw massive improvements in the second half of the season, posting a 2.33 ERA from July through the end of the season, while also cutting down on his walks.
Often times when a pitcher sees a drastic improvement similar to the one Dickson experienced during the second half of last season, it usually materializes from a mechanical adjustment or the improvement in the player’s overall health. Contrary to the norm, His improvement happened more organically -- through repetition, experience and finally trusting his natural ability on the mound.
“From working on stuff, [I ...
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