BRADENTON, Fla. - There isn't really anything linking Max Kranick and Gavin Wallace. Kranick was drafted out of high school in the 11th round of the 2016 draft, while Wallace was drafted out of college in the 15th round in 2017. They're two completely different pitchers, with some vague similarities in terms of velocity and their pitch selection.
The similarity for this article's purpose is that they both pitched on the same day this week, and both were working on a new slider. Kranick was adding a completely new pitch, while Wallace was working on refining his already existing, but inconsistent slider.
Kranick Gets a New Pitch
Max Kranick has shown some promise as a young pitcher out of high school, flashing some velocity in the low-90s, with the chance to add more. The velocity hasn...
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