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FutureBacks Interview: Chris Kemlo

FutureBacks Interview: Chris Kemlo

Every year pitchers come into the season having made minor changes from the year before. The best ones change from start to start. Arm angles, grips, and release points are usually considered major changes, and sometimes a pitcher will change his philosophy, what he throws, when, and to whom. For Chris Kemlo, a 34th round pick of the Yankees in the 2001 draft, who came to the D'Backs organization last year via trade, this year started with a few changes as well.

These wouldn't typically be considered 'major' changes.  No, when you're moving from the bullpen to the starting rotation, no longer throwing your fastball, and the pitch you now throw the most is a pitch you'd never thrown in a game before, these are considered 'catastrophic' changes, and those are the ones Chris Kemlo has made. "I'm starting to get real comfortable in the rotation," Kemlo...

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