Video: Luis Severino pitching in 2014 Futures Game 9

For all of those following the minor leagues closely, yesterday was a huge treat: the 2014 Future’s All-Star Game was at Target Field. The stars of tomorrow shined and they took the field, representing their organizations.¬†Yesterday, the Yankee had two players represent them: Pete O’Brien and Luis Severino.

Above is video of Severino pitching in the All-Star game and he is the prospect to watch. Between Charleston and Tampa, he’s 4-3 with a 2.41 ERA in 18 games. It was an impressive inning for him, but I don’t believe the video above has sound–it didn’t have sound when I was trying to watch it. Anyway, watch and enjoy and don’t forget: at 8 p.m. it’s the Home Run Derby!

9 thoughts on “Video: Luis Severino pitching in 2014 Futures Game

      • Arkius

        Breaking balls with "side-to-side action" thrown by a right handed pitcher, are either two seamers, or cut fastballs.

        A slider thrown by a right hander, breaks down and away from a right-handed batter, and down and in to a lefty. A curveball breaks straight down, with no tilt.

        • Rob Abruzzese

          A 12-to-6 curveball tends to drop straight down, but even that has some right-to-left movement when a righty throws it and some left-to-right movement when a lefty throws it. Then there is an 11-to-6 curve also known as a sweeping curve that breaks across the plate. There are other kinds of curveballs that are less common, most of which have at least some horizontal movement.

          • Arkius

            Mr. A,

            I think our understandings of breaking ball movement differs, thus I think we should agree to disagree. I did, however, enjoy exchanging ideas with you.

            Good luck to you, and I hope you have a great week.

          • Rob Abruzzese

            Our understandings of a breaking ball differ? Are you denying that an 11-to-6 curveball really exists or are you just saying that it has no horizontal movement?

  • Marit

    Thanks for sharing this video. I was watching the game live, but my internet connection died after the Peterson double and did not come back until Severino was done. Nice to see the rest.

  • hotdog

    Thanks for the video…Severino has some really good upside…he threw some hangers in the video but hopefully that improves…

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