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Tool Time: Top Defensive Pitcher

Josh Geer

Ask Greg Maddux if defense from the pitching position is important, and he will tell you how it is helped his own ERA throughout his career. These San Diego Padres pitching prospects head the list.

Josh Geer A quick move to first base, thanks to fast feet to setup the throw, give him a solid pickoff move to keep runners close. Only five runners dared to steal on him all season. He puts himself in position to make a play after the delivery with glove ready. As a groundball pitcher, he had more chances than any other pitcher and helped turn three double plays. Cesar Ramos While he doesn... Recommended Stories

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