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The Keith Law Show

Pitching development and making adjustments w/Triston McKenzie


Keith is joined by Cleveland pitcher Triston McKenzie to discuss his path into baseball, adjustments he's made as a pro, how he's trying to hold his velocity deeper into starts, his choice between going pro and attending Vanderbilt after being drafted, and his involvement with True2U in Cleveland. Interview w/Triston McKenzie 3:48 Triston’s Path into Baseball & Development as a Pitcher 7:03 Cleveland's Organizational Approach & Adjustments 9:20 Holding Velocity Deeper Into Starts & Building Strength 11:38 Focusing on Health 13:17 The Choice Between Vanderbilt vs. Signing Out of High School 15:47 Working with True2U in Cleveland & Being a Role Model 17:49 How Can MLB Increase Interest with Young Black Athletes Mailbag Questions 20:08 Chances MLB Changes Course on DH Before Opening Day? 21:11 What is a ‘Feel Pitch’? 23:17 Root for Kumar Rocker to go 1.1 or to Texas? 25:56 Highest Ceiling Among Shortstop Prospects (Non Wander Division) 28:00 Commissioner Law’s Improvements to the Game 32:13 MLB Teams vs. Vandy: Developing Big Leaguers 33:47 Should New Order Be in the Rock and Roll HOF? Follow Keith on Twitter: @keithlaw Follow Triston on Twitter: @T_eazy24 Please fill out our listener survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/athleticaudiosurvey Subscribe to The Athletic for just $3.99/mo to start: theathletic.com/klaw Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices



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