Mike Ekstrom

Here’s what happens when you pitch too slow

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From Baseball Prospectus, here’s a copy of the letter MLB sends you if you go full-Trachsel:

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Better than the letter itself is Adam Sobsey’s imagining of what Mike Ekstrom was thinking as he took so long to warm up and deliver pitches. Based on the lameness and weirdness of my own internal monologue, I’m assuming the reality is not too far from this.