― Tracer Hand (tracerhand), Wednesday, 2 June 2004 01:41 (eighteen years ago) link
“You just can’t do it,” Maddux said. “Sometimes hitters can pick up differences in spin. They can identify pitches if there are different release points or if a curveball starts with an upward hump as it leaves the pitcher’s hand. But if a pitcher can change speeds, every hitter is helpless, limited by human vision.
“Except for that (expletive) Tony Gwynn.”
― clemenza, Friday, 18 November 2022 17:53 (two weeks ago) link