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Duff Transitioning To The Bullpen

Duff has a 0.78 ERA in his last 10 appearances

With the Yankees farm system loaded with a plethora of starting pitchers, sometimes finding room for everyone becomes exceedingly difficult. At this point it becomes a number's game and not a question of talent, as is the case with converted starting pitcher Grant Duff who has made the transition to the bullpen after spending last year as a starting pitcher.

The transition from starting pitcher to full-time reliever involves many subtle changes that are sometimes overlooked. Even though some may say "pitching is pitching", these subtle changes can make or a break a pitcher's long term success. "The routine is the biggest thing," Duff reflected on the biggest changes he has experienced, "you're used to getting ready faster, not knowing when you...

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