Originally Posted by RedEye
Are guys often able to develop major league caliber pitches while they are facing major league hitters? At this point, it seems like Cingrani has at least a plus fastball, but I wonder what he would do if his mechanics got screwed up. Seems like losing just a little of his deceptiveness could cause a steep decline in production. Curious what others think.
Homer Bailey developed a split finger and slider at the Major League level.