Elite baseball mechanics feel different in the bodies of MLB players than they appear on film. The phrases used to teach hitters and what actually occurs when we perform our swing are not mutually exclusive. Gabe Kapler decodes many of these buzz phrases.
Monday night, the A's faced the Dodgers' top five relievers, who will earn more than $30 million combined this season. The A's top five will earn about $16.5 million total, with $15.065 million of it going to new closer Jim Johnson and new setup man Luke Gregerson.