The adjustment behind Cal Quantrill's success

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The adjustment behind Cal Quantrill's success
The adjustment behind Cal Quantrill's success

This Is How He Does It Fangraphs did a nice profile of Quantrill's pitching arsenal last year. In the piece, the hurler said: “I throw both [two-seamers and four-seamers], probably more four-seamers. When I'm throwing my fastball the best, it's got good carry — it's got good life — and I'm locating. It's all pretty basic stuff. To me, it's about throwing with conviction and executing my pitches.” Apparently, something has changed between this season and last: Quantrill is throwing his two-seam fastball more than the four-seamer in 2019. At 36.5%, it stands as his most relied-upon pitch. That seems like a great idea—hitters are logging just a .206/.234/.324 slash line against Quantrill's new favorite

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