Over the course of his 14 years in baseball, Bob Ojeda threw more than 1,000 strikeouts and countless pitches across the plate.
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During that entire time, his left pitching arm hurt.
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The pain Ojeda experienced is typical for a pitcher in the major leagues, he tells Fresh Air‘s Terry Gross 쉘 스크립트 ftp 다운로드.
Ojeda says the amount of pain he experienced depended on what type of pitch he was throwing. A change-up — which required little energy — wasn’t so bad 슈퍼버니맨 무료 다운로드. But sliders and curve balls would wreak havoc on his elbows, and fastballs really hurt his entire arm.
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Listen to the full interview – Bob Ojeda: Pitching Through The Pain