Josh Collmenter doesn't fit the mold

Game 3 winner for the Diamondbacks brings his own twist to the mound

Updated: October 5, 2011, 10:38 AM ET
By Jorge Arangure Jr. | ESPN The Magazine

PHOENIX -- At an early age, Josh Collmenter came to the realization that he would never throw a 95 mph fastball. It was simply not in his genes. He never fretted, he never complained and he never doubted. Regardless of his body's limitations, Collmenter was going to work with what he had.

What his genes had given him was a marvelous delivery that hitters could not pick up, though Collmenter did not know it. Neither of Collmenter's parents were athletes, so they had no idea that their son's ...

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