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McAllister Re-Inventing Himself

McAllister lost weight and added pitches

Zach McAllister, known for his plus changeup and great sinking two-seam fastball, has re-invented himself on the mound in some ways by reporting to Spring Training in better shape and armed with two new pitches in an effort to be a more complete pitcher as he gets ready for his first full year of professional baseball.

"Just eating healthy, a lot of running, and working out," Zach McAllister said of losing twenty pounds in the offseason. "It was one thing I really wanted to do, to get in better shape. I felt I came in [to camp] in great shape and hopefully I'll continue it throughout the season." "I feel like my whole body and my arm are in better shape," he continued. "I feel like I can handle all the...

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