As Mentioned During the All-Star Game

Wall Street Journal sports writer James Wagner wrote about the rising influence of Dominican pitchers who feature the change-up as their primary pitch. His article, “The Pitch of an Island,” even earned a mention during the All-Star Game, held four days after his article appeared. It’s a very interesting look at the shift from hitter to pitcher domination in baseball’s recruiting efforts in the Dominican Republic.

Check it out here.