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Old 08-20-2019, 10:40 PM
Velocity is offline
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How do pitchers defend against comebackers?

I don't watch much baseball, but as I understand it, good pitching technique requires the pitcher to "lay his body all out" - and he would be in a poor position to defend himself against a ball struck right back in his face by the batter. If he only laid his body out halfway in the motion, so as to be better prepared to stop a comebacker, he wouldn't be pitching well.

Is it just a matter of luck and speedy reflexes?


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