Pitching Analysis: Cat Osterman, The Spin MasterAnalysis
Why is Cat Osterman so hard to hit?
For one, her pitches are filthy. Her drop is her signature pitch, but what sets her apart is her mastery of spin and location on all of her pitches, using them to make the dropball even more dominant. With true spin on her curveball, changeup and riseball, she can pair these different planes and speeds with the drop.
The overlay here of her curveball and changeup show how long the two pitches stay on the[…]