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Robertson Emphasizing The Curve

He would like to command his curveball better

It's difficult to imagine a better professional debut season than the one David Robertson had in 2007. Going a combined 8-3 with a 0.96 ERA and piling up 113 strikeouts in just about 84 innings at three different minor league levels, he simply dominated. But as good as he was, he thinks he can be even better by improving his curveball, a pitch he didn't even throw prior to this season.

"I would have to say if I need to improve on anything it would be throwing my breaking ball more for strikes in 0-0 counts or 2-0 counts where I can mix in the breaking ball and pitch backwards more," David Robertson said of his emphasis in his repertoire. "That's probably the biggest thing I need to work on." Boasting a four-seam fastball, a changeup, and now a curveball, 2007 was the first...

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