The Double Pitcher

11 05 2009

Rick Reilly has a great scoop on a pitcher who throws both left- and right-handed, Pat Venditte, who’s throwing for the Yankees in Single A.  I’m a sucker for gimicky relivers (see here), so naturally I’m enthralled.  The highlight:

Switch-hitters will switch batter’s boxes, making Venditte switch the glove, starting a cat-and-mouse game that can go on for 10 minutes.

Read the whole piece.

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