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Sunday, May 20, 2012

Confused by the 'tweak' to Scherzer's delivery? He explains ...

There's been a lot made of the small tweaks Tigers pitching coach Jeff Jones made to the deliveries of starters Rick Porcello and Max Scherzer. [I wrote about it here.]

With Porcello, it was relatively simple and evident — when pitching from the wind-up, he brought his hands behind his head, like he had in high school, in an effort to slow down his delivery.

With Scherzer, it's a tad bit more technical, and harder to explain. If you're still confused by it, here the pitcher explains it in his own words:


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