This is a term used to describe the position of a pitcher's throwing arm as he picks up the ball during the cocking phase of a pitch.
In the Inverted L, the pitcher picks up his throwing elbow leaving his hand and the ball below his elbow. In this position, the elbow does not move above the shoulder. The throwing arm resembles an upside-down 'L', so this position is called an inverted 'L'.
See also: Inverted W.
- Pitch Movement, Part IV: Tunnel Vision
- June 25, 2020
- Scouting Grades: Power
- June 22, 2020
- Pitch Movement, Part III: The River of Seams
- April 2, 2020
- Pitch Movement, Part II: Sweet Seams (Are Made of This)
- March 15, 2020
- Pitch Movement, Part I: You Spin Me Round (Like a Baseball)
- February 28, 2020
- Scouting Grades: Speed
- February 20, 2020
- Still Learning 11 Years Later
- February 5, 2020
- Is it really supported by science?
- February 8, 2017
- To athletes seeking "exposure"
- February 1, 2017
- Discovering the Intent to Throw Hard
- January 25, 2017
- [posts archive]