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Stephen Strasburg: The pitch

Graphic illustration showing how Stephen Strasburg gets power in his pitch

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The Strasburg strikeout: How does he do it?
Article | What makes Washington Nationals rookie Stephen Strasburg such a great pitcher? The 22-year-old can throw triple-digit fastballs while guiding the ball to an exact spot in, or not quite in, the strike zone. His curveballs seem to fall off a cliff. His changeup -- a slower pitch, meant to confuse t...

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