The Baseball Lab: How Does A Pitching Machine Act Like A Real Pitcher?

Baseball players don’t always have a pitcher around when they need to practice hitting, so they have to head to the batting cages. But is a pitching machine anything like a real pitcher?

On the latest “NESN Clubhouse,” T.J. visited the UMass Lowell Baseball Research Center and found out how pitching machines are able to simulate different kinds of pitches. Check it out in the video above!

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