• The untapped potential of 29-year-old Blue Jays rookie Matt Gage

    23 days ago - By Sportsnet

    KANSAS CITY - When Matt Gage first met Matt Buschmann, he was a stubborn 25-year-old starter in the San Francisco Giants system playing his way out of affiliated baseball. It was 2018 and Gage had been hitting his head against the wall for five seasons since he'd been drafted, trying to figure out how to make his high-80's sinker play effectively down in the zone. That was all old school developers had told him to do. Locate down. Throw strikes. Try to make your secondary stuff move. Oh, it isn't working? Maybe you should pitch better.
    Buschmann's advice was a little different. He entered...
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