<p>I was wondering if a sinker is a safe pitch for a 12 year old to throw? I am concerned because it is almost screw ball like.</p>
What pitches does he throw right now?
Why a sinker?
His priority should be four-seam fastball command, change-up and two-seam fastball, then curveball.
Not all MLB pitchers can throw sinkers.
The safety of a pitch is determined by how it’s thrown.
A sinker is a pitch you either have naturally or learn much later as a pitcher because every pitch is a brand new skill.
Before I even started to think about a sinker, I would want to know if he can get movement on a two-seam fastball. Not all MLB pitchers can get movement on a two-seam fastball either.
<p>Thanks Coach. We will continue our focus on the 4 and 2 seem fastballs, and his change up. By the way, he’s been working very hard on his change up, and it looks very good.</p>
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