Pitching 101

Dropball

Why pitch it

  1. Try to force the hitter to hit a ground ball to the infield
  2. Throws the hitter off balance after throwing a riseball
  3. Gain an advantage by challenging the hitter's mind
  4. In this video, Mary Huff, former pitcher for the University of Central Florida, puts all of the pictures together, and demonstrates a typical dropball.