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Subject:  Re: Which Pro Sport is the Best as Player Date:  11/20/2012  8:11 PM
Author:  wolverine307 Number:  656224 of 882681

Yes, but unless you can convince the scout you're the next Greg Maddox (LOL), he's probably not going to pay attention to you unless you have "great stuff", typically meaning a very good fastball.

If you have three out pitches, you have "great stuff". If a hitter cannot predicably anticipate what he's going to get in a given situation, the pitcher has all of the advantages.

If a hitter can "sit on a fast ball," the pitcher is in trouble. A quality MLB hitter can get around on a 98 mph fast ball. How? I have no idea, but they do.
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