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by Chris Cwik - July 31, 2013 dacure says: July 31, 2013 at 9:50 am interesting article. giving credit to the pitching coaches for the improvements. Do you think the pitching coaches could be the driving force behind the Liriano resurgence as well, or is this just a coincidence of two pitchers thought to be past their prime improving on the same team. Reply Chris Cwik says: July 31, 2013 at 9:55 am Yes. There’s a much larger article to be written here about their success with Liriano, Grilli and Melancon (to name a few). They’ve done a tremendous job taking inconsistent guys and turning them into above-average parts.

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