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Postby thedude » Wed Mar 15, 2006 10:46 pm

Matthias wrote:
hybrid wrote:
TheYanks04 wrote:Since when is a 3/4 delivery that unusual? Sidearm is far more unusual.


They mean his release point from that high, as him being 7'1" would create a different looking angle for hitters.


right. and being that tall/long also means that you're releasing the ball several inches closer to the plate than most pitchers.


The hitters backdrop doesn't always lineup properly for tall pitcher either, so sometimes it is hard to pick up the ball leaving thier hands...
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Postby George_Foreman » Wed Mar 15, 2006 11:11 pm

Yeah, I mean, imagine him coming with an over-the-top delivery. That ball would be more than 8 feet high when it's coming down. It's like they moved the mound back up when he's pitching.
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