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As a pitcher, you've probably had a coach emphasize the importance of repeating your release point. In this video, we dive into whether there is any correlation between the variance in release and performance. We also visualize what release points look like in the MLB. Slide 1: The Importance of Release Point Consistency (Schwartz, 2015- Fangraphs) How does release point affect a pitcher’s success? (Kalk, 2008- Hardball Times) Pitcher Release Points (Fast, 2010- Baseball Prospectus) Slide 2: Video Accessed via Eric Jagers Twitter Account Visual Search Strategies of Baseball Batters: Eye Movements During The Preparatory Phase Of Batting (Kato and Fakudo, 2010) How does release point affect a pitcher’s success? (Kalk, 2008- Hardball Times) Pitcher Release Points (Fast, 2010- Baseball Prospectus) All Slides: Data Accessed via Baseball Prospectus and Baseball Savant
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