I wish I could take credit for these videos, but I can't. Instead, credit goes to Mike Newman of FanGraphs. He gets to see the Lookouts on a consistent basis, which is something I can't do all the way in California.
He posted three videos of Dodger prospects on Christmas Day -- Onelki Garcia, Joc Pederson and Chris Reed.
Garcia (YouTube link)
- The first half of Garcia's delivery is relatively smooth -- no funk, no pauses, no surprises. The second half (the release) is a little strange. Garcia doesn't bend his back much when he releases, thus making it look like he's pushing the ball toward the plate. His release appears to be a high three-quarters arm slot, as there aren't many true over-the-top left-handers in baseball.
- I saw Pederson live in June and was impressed by him. In this video, he looks a lot better at the plate, despite only having a handful of at-bats at Double-A (that will change in 2013). It...