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Step By Step: How To Throw A Changeup


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What's A Changeup?
Step By Step: How To Throw A Changeup

Grip of the basic three-finger changeup.

The changeup is another basic pitch that every pitcher learns at the lowest levels, because good hitters will catch up to a fastball sooner or later.

The theory behind a changeup is it comes with the same arm position and motion as a fastball, but is 10-15 mph slower based on the drag on the ball. And they make any fastball seem faster by comparison.

There are two basic changeups – the three-fingered changeup and the circle change.

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