Justin Verlander's velocity.
How does he do it?
I'm interested in that question because, in a year in which Matt Harvey limped to the end of the season and Yu Darvish struggled in the World Series, Justin Verlander got better as the year -- and particularly as the postseason -- went by.
I started asking myself those questions 18 months ago when, after seeing JV pitch in Spring Training 2016, I tweeted the following...
What did I see?
A pitcher who during 2014 and much of 2015 -- for whatever reason -- got away from the pitching mechanics that made him great, but had pulled things back together.
Justin Verlander's Velocity
What do people want to buy when it comes to pitching mechanics? By and large, it's one thing.
While Justin Verlander's struggles during 2014 and 2015 were hard to watch, they firmly established what his secrets were.