Radke precision guided

Originally Published: January 25, 2005
By Alan Schwarz | Special to ESPN.com

To appreciate what control is, perhaps it's best to start off with what it is not. For this we'll call in Professor Schilling.

"Control is the ability to throw strikes," he said. "Command is the ability to throw quality strikes."

This makes our task of selecting baseball's pitcher with the Best Control considerably easier. Without taking Curt Schilling's definition too literally, given that control still ain't about grooving pitches down the pipe, it remains a fine starting ...

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