Kyle Lotzkar Curveball
While I have done these kinds of articles in the past, from here on out I plan to have one every Monday for a different player. Today I will be looking at Kyle Lotzkar. He has split his time between Bakersfield and Pensacola this year with these stats:
Pitches: Lotzkar throws a fastball, curveball and a change up. His fastball works in the 91-93 range and can hit 95. His curveball is considered an above-average to plus pitch (see below). His change up is a solid pitch.
Mechanics: His mechanics are much cleaner than they have been in years past, though there is still some ever so slight hyper-abduction. You can see video below.
The game profiles below is one of Lotzkar’s better games of his career. He allowed 2 runs in 7 innings without a walk and with 10 strikeout...