Not all changeups are made equal; seam shifted wake eludes hitters

Not all changeups are made equal; seam shifted wake eludes hitters

While changing the rotation rate of a thrown baseball has long been a weapon in an arsenal of a pitcher, some pitchers, like Washington Nationals star Stephen Strasburg, manipulate the wake of the baseball to make unanticipated movement from a homely delivery. Barton Smith, an engineering professor at Utah State University, will discriminate how the seams of the baseball impression its trajectory and speed toward home plate at the American Physical Society’s Division and Fluid Dynamics 72nd Annual Meeting in Seattle on 24th November. This season the baseball seam, intelligent,…

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