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Why Gio’s curve is different

Unlike some pitchers, whose mechanics can differ from pitch to pitch, Gio Gonzalez confounds batters by throwing all four of his pitches — curve, changeup and two- and four-seam fastball — with nearly identical arm motion and position.

Gio Gonzalez confounds batters by throwing all four of his pitches with nearly identical arm motion and position.
Analyst and former pitcher Dan Plesac; former MLB pitching coach Tom House. Photos by John McDonnell/The Washington Post. The Washington Post. Published on October 5, 2012, 3:33 p.m.
 
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