SARASOTA, Fla. - Coming into Spring Training this year, I had an idea to focus on the changeup. Not the changeup for Tyler Glasnow or the changeup for Jameson Taillon. Just focusing on the changeup in general, what it takes to throw a good one, and how pitchers learn to get comfortable with the pitch.
And then two of the top young pitchers in the system started throwing new changeups. Now I feel like the changeup is all I talk about these days, which makes this a good year to focus on the pitch.
It was impossible to avoid focusing on the pitch today, since Jameson Taillon and Tyler Glasnow were both on the mound against the Orioles, going two innings each and displaying their new changeup grips for the first time in a real game.
Taillon is changing the grip of his pitch, going fro...
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