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Q&A: Taylor Sinclair Succeeds Without Speed

Q&A: Taylor Sinclair Succeeds Without Speed

Taylor Sinclair went undrafted out of Northern Iowa, largely because his fastball tops out in the mid-80s. But he signed with the Arizona Diamondbacks last summer, and has since shown that he can get guys out in a variety of roles. That success was punctuated in Saturday's four shutout innings of one-hit ball in relief during the South Bend Silver Hawks' come-from-behind 7-3 win.

Last summer, Taylor Sinclair was signed out of the Frontier League, where he had a 1.93 ERA in four games, and joined the Missoula Osprey.  That August, Sinclair took a no-hitter into the eighth inning. He finished the year 5-2 with a 3.07 ERA playing for the Osprey, and was twice named Pioneer League Pitcher of the Week. This year, three of Sinclair's first six appearances were starts while...

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