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Tool Time: Top Curveballs

The showstopper can earn you $126 million. Barry Zito parlayed his devastating curveball into record dollars. While few have his precision, these San Diego Padres' prospects are doing their best Zito impression.

1. Jose Oyervidez Armed with a surplus of quality pitches, Oyervidez' curveball is a knee-buckler than can send the mightiest hitters back to the dugout in disgust. The hammer is a perfect compliment to his fastball and offers a strict change of pace. If he can master the control of his pitches he is a bona fide major leaguer. 2. Sean Thompson Once atop this list, Thompson's curveball... Recommended Stories

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