Scott Olsen

Height: 6' 4"
Weight: 211
Bat: L
Throw: L
College: None
Birth Place: Kalamazoo, Michigan
Draft: 2002 6th round by the
  • Going from Texas Rangers to Los Angeles Dodgers led to big changes in Yu Darvish's game

    "That buy-in was huge for him. ... It's a lot to take in. But he's just so athletic, he's so intelligent, and he competes. So now you take the information part and you take kind of the biomechanics part and just working on his bullpens and trying to have success in a major league game, which is tough. But he's been really diligent about trying to figure it out." Roberts said that after seeing the Dodgers' data on his wide variety of pitches "it was like a light bulb went on'' for Darvish. He simplified his repertoire. "When we first got him, he was a guy with a bunch of different toys and didn't really know what to do with them,'' Roberts said. "With (pitching coach Rick Honeycutt) and the information