How the Yankees are trying to get pitchers to throw harder

TAMPA — Beck Manner, a 22-year-old right-hander who completed final season with Excessive-A Hudson Valley, casually talked about this week whereas speaking to reporters at Steinbrenner Subject that he hit 100 mph on the radar gun in 2021.

A yr in the past round this time, left-hander Ken Waldichuk, who would possibly discover his approach onto the Yankees’ pitching employees in some unspecified time in the future this season, talked about his noticeable enhance in velocity.

All through the Yankees minor league system, now plagued by arms with triple-digit velocity, there’s been an elevated concentrate on a easy technique: throwing tougher.

Director of pitching Sam Briend mentioned the advantages aren’t tough to determine.


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