Breaking Good

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The Hardball Times article, Searching for Under-Used Breaking Pitches with PITCHf/x, identified pitchers who might perform better if they threw their breaking balls more often. The Astros used this kind of analysis to acquire Collin McHugh on waivers. David Pinto of Baseball Musings wonders if pitchers start throwing a particular pitch more, will batters get used to it and it becomes less effective? What do you think?

Read the article here: http://www.hardballtimes.com/searching-for-under-used-breaking-pitches-with-pitchfx/

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