Caution: Pitching 'technician' at work

Other pitching coaches cite Cliff Lee's flawless mechanics, supreme confidence

Originally Published: October 26, 2010
By Jerry Crasnick | ESPN.com

SAN FRANCISCO -- As Texas pitcher Cliff Lee continues to pile up postseason wins, strikeouts and admirers -- not necessarily in that order -- the baseball people who have watched him dominate opposing lineups this October are finding it increasingly more difficult to put his achievements into words.

No less an authority than Rangers co-president Nolan Ryan has marveled at Lee's ability to dominate hitters to this extent without overwhelming velocity or a signature pitch. According ...

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