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Old 05-18-2022, 03:50 PM
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Default Strange Pitching Windups:

Of course, most pitchers now use very abbreviated windups if any at all, but there are still a few, even relievers' one starting from the stretch that keep me scratching my head.


For starting pitchers, I have always thought Kershaw's was weird...not that it's not very, very effective...just an odd-duck look to it.



And then there's Kenley Jansen, whose strange approach I did not notice until he signed with the Braves and I get to see him so often.

What in the world?

I'd love to hear the 'back-story' on how all this became his 'routine'.
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Check out the windup for the Astros starter last nite, Garcia, versus the Red Sox. Remember him from last season and wow, that is some routine.
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Johnny Cueto always had a lot of moving parts to his delivery.
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Mike Clevinger looks like a cat trying to make a bed on your chest...
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In the early to mid 1970s, it was said that if you attended a Red Sox game that Luis Tiant pitched, at some point in the game, while in his delivery, Tiant would look directly at you.
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It may not be technically part of his windup, but Craig Kimbrel's pitching is very strange.
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