j_d_mcnugent wrote:it looks like he may have been 'duncanized'. reyes throws a good 4 seam fastball with life but occasionally leaves it up in the zone which results in fly outs and the occasional homer. pitching coach dave duncan basically forces everyone to throw sinking two seamers to try to get ground ball outs. reyes really struggles with the two seamer but tony and dave duncan apparently decided it would be best for reyes to regularly throw his 4th or 5th best pitch instead of his regular stuff.
I've heard this as well...especially the part about him really struggling in the minors trying to master a 2-seamer.