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NEW 21 MLB Pitchers With Great Pitching Mechanics (in GIFs)

 

Developing proper mechanics is absolutely critical to a pitcher's success. And one of the best ways to improve is by watching how big league pitchers use their entire body to deliver the ball to the plate. Here are 21 big leaguers with great mechanics that you can learn from.

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How To Throw A Filthy Cutter (with 10 Pictures of Grips)

 

The cut fastball is thrown inside on batters of the opposite-handedness of the pitcher (righty vs. lefty). Here's the fastest, easiest way to develop a cutter. Includes simple, step-by-step instructions and detailed illustrations showing you exactly what cutter grips and techniques to use.

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How To Throw A Filthy Four-Seam Fastball (with 14 Pictures of Grips)

 

The four-seam fastball is the standard pitch in baseball, and is almost always the fastest pitch in the arsenal of any pitcher who throws it. Here's the fastest, easiest way to develop a four seamer. Includes simple, step-by-step instructions and detailed illustrations showing you exactly what four seam grips and techniques to use.

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How To Throw A Filthy Sinker (with 6 Pictures of Grips)

 

The sinker is often thrown low and in, or low and out of the strike zone, and is designed to appear as a strike before dropping out of the zone completely. Here's the fastest, easiest way to develop a sinker. Includes simple, step-by-step instructions and detailed illustrations showing you exactly what sinker grips and techniques to use.

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UPDATED How To Throw A Filthy Slider (with 8 Pictures of Grips)

 

The slider is a faster breaking ball than the curveball with slightly less pronounced movement. Here's the fastest, easiest way to develop a slider. Includes simple, step-by-step instructions and detailed illustrations showing you exactly what slider grips and techniques to use.

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UPDATED How To Throw A Filthy Splitter (with 12 Pictures of Grips)

 

A split-finger fastball is similar to a sinker but has more of a downward break to it. Here's the fastest, easiest way to develop a splitter. Includes simple, step-by-step instructions and detailed illustrations showing you exactly what splitter grips and techniques to use.

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UPDATED How To Throw A Filthy Two-Seam Fastball (with 15 Pictures of Grips)

 

A two-seam fastball is thrown the same way as a four seam fastball, but with the fingers held along the seams rather than across them. This gives the two seamer more movement than the four seamer, but makes it a bit slower. Here's the fastest, easiest way to develop a two seamer. Includes simple, step-by-step instructions and detailed illustrations showing you exactly what two seam grips and techniques to use.

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