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A comparison of Stephen Strasburg and Greg Maddux's pitching mechanics

Updated: March 23, 2012, 12:44 PM ET
By Lindsay Berra | ESPN The Magazine

Independent coach Paul Reddick helps hurlers throw harder and stay healthier. He has scouted for the Pirates and written books with ex-big leaguer and biomechanics guru Tom House. The Mag asked Reddick to compare the flawed delivery of Stephen Strasburg with the model motion of retired legend Greg Maddux.

"Maddux's lift is very efficient. It brings him only forward. His front shoulder is directly in line with home plate" -- denoted above by the dotted blue ...

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