Justin Verlander's velocity.
How does he do it?
I'm interested in that question because, in a year in which pitchers like Matt Harvey limped to the end of the season and Yu Darvish laid two eggs in the World Series, Justin Verlander got better as the year, and the postseason, went by.
What's his secret to durable dominance?
I started asking myself those questions 18 months ago when, after seeing him in Spring Training 2016, I tweeted the following...
What did I see?
A pitcher who, for whatever reason got away from his pitching mechanics during 2014 and much of 2015, but had pulled things back together by March 2016.
Justin Verlander's Velocity
What do people want to buy when it comes to pitching mechanics? By and large, it's one thing.
What happened in 2014 and 2015?
Justin Verlander's Timing
Why has Justin Verlander stayed relatively healthy while still throwing hard?
Because the way he creates velocity doesn't involve compromising his Timing.