Baseball Throwing Motion
Every pitcher adopts a certain style that fits his/her natural capacity and at the same time the least physical effect on his/her arm for their Baseball Throwing Motion.
There are different techniques that has been developed through the years. Some pitchers throw with an overhand motion, whole others would prefer to deliver with the sidearm or even underhand, while others would do it overhand.
A pitcher may have a repertoire of dynamics or techniques of pitching but he/she may not be able to master and use effectively the varied styles of Baseball Throwing Motion.
One pitcher’s set of pitches may vary from another, but most pitches fall into three categories: (1) the fast ball; (2) the change of pace ball; and (3) special pitches which comes in different forms such as , curve, a knuckle ball, a screw ball, fork ball, slider and any other of specialized pitches. The fast ball comes up to the plate in a straight line with a great amount of speed.
While the change-of-pace Baseball Throwing Motion approaches the plate slowly and tends to confused the hitter by trying to force him or her to change his or her timing.
The pitches in the third group requires a great amount of practice and effort because they are difficult to master. it is good to note that a pitcher is not expected to perfect or even attempt to use them all, because his effectivity does not depend on his or her ability to throw a different type of ball on every pitch. Most pitchers play through their strengths so they pitch according to their natural ability, whether it is a fast ball or a curve ball and two or three other pitches that they can control well.
One of a pitcher’s greatest assets is ball control, the ability to keep his pitch within the strike zone and likewise to the various parts of it. High and low pitches to the inside and outside corners are difficult to hit compared to a ball that goes through the center of the strike zone.
Each batter have their strengths and weaknesses, and a good pitcher will try to decipher the batters tendencies and limitations who face him/her to discover the pitches that a batter likes and dislikes, and pitch the Baseball Throwing Motion accordingly.