tgalv wrote:cool article but it's obviously a puff piece with not a lot of objectivity. i have the suspicion that if there was actually anything to this, people would not be ignoring him. he's probably just a wackjob with an ego.
as others have mentioned, the ball looks really easy to pick up. you might even be able to recognize the pitch before it's thrown. and i wasn't exactly impressed with those breaking pitches. the curve looked like a garbage 12-6 gopher ball. and the screwball just looked like a spinner. in my maybe incorrect opinion, it's the unnatural torquing of the body that generates break on pitches.
Many people have wondered if this is so great why has he not been hired by an mlb team?
Some have suggested that his methods r too scientific for baseball, leaving many sceptical(Like many of us are.)
But bottom line Marshall is a headcase. His teamates could not stand him. Hes always had an enormous ego. He HAS to be right-and not just occasionally.
Listening to him on the radio the other day the most used words were 'I' & 'me'.
There is a belief because he is a control freak that if hired as a pitching coach he may want to take over more(ie trainer etc)
This is why u dont want to deal with a guy
Just traded BButler, BWood & JLoney for Mark Teixeira, Ryan Theriot & Renyel Pinto in a DYNASTY LEAGUE. Big gamble I know!