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What pitches to throw a hitter? - Reading A Hitter's Stance
Want to know what pitches to throw a hitter?
Pitchers can read hitter's swing to get an idea of what pitches to throw and where to throw them. There are a few theories to remember when reading a hitter's swing/stance.
1) Where a hitter stands in the batter's box
a) If a hitter is up in batter's box (meaning he is closest to the pitcher), this usually means that he has trouble hitting the breaking balls or really any off speed pitches like curve ball, change up, slider, or split finger.
b) On the other hand if a batter stands back in the batter's box (toward the catcher), this means he has trouble with fastballs. He stands in the back of the box so he can have time to ca