Everything you know about pitching is wrong, and Jamey Carroll knows it
In the course of a 13-0 humiliation at the hands of the Royals, the Twins summoned infielder Jamey Carroll to pitch. He did well.
A perfect frame! How did Mr. Carroll do it? Contrary to received wisdom, he did it by defiantly refusing to change speeds ...
Fastball? Seventy-eight entire miles per hour. Offspeed stuff? A baffling, knee-buckling 74.
Everything you know about pitching is wrong, and you have Jamey Carroll to blame.
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