The Slider The Key For Duff Premium Story

Duff's strikeouts were down because of his slider
Duff's strikeouts were down because of his slider
By Patrick Teale
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Date: Oct 6, 2007

It was a strange year for Grant Duff. He led the South Atlantic League in walks, but yet only Trenton pitcher Jeff Marquez had more wins in the Yankees farm system. Inconsistent control of his fastball and losing the feel for his changeup plagued him, but nothing hurt his game more than not having his best pitch - his slider - for a good portion of the year.

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