February 25, 2021

Dodgers: Ross Stripling Working On Enhancing His Repertoire (Dodgers Nation)

Just days after a trade that would have sent him to the Angels was nixed, Ross Stripling was happy to still be a Dodger. Now he’s back on a team where he’s competing for the fifth starter position.

As he looks to have his name in the pot amongst the 9 options on the starting rotation depth chart, he’s working on improving his stuff for the 2020 season. 

His Changeup Was Already Pretty Good In 2019

In 2019, Strip threw his changeup 215 times, good for 15% usage, which was up 4% in his All-Star 2018 campaign. The pitch induced a 68% weak contact, which is a great number. Swinging strike percentage of 17.3, and a barrel rate of 0.0 percent, which is a crazy good number. Improving on a decent pitch could be great news for Ross Stripling and the Dodgers.

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Adding To The Repertoire

When Stripling first started pitching, he got high marks for his nasty curve. His slider was also a very impressive pitch that induced a lot of…

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