The Toronto Blue Jays' Kyle Drabek started tinkering with a cutter last season to help him versus left-handed hitters. Well, if his first start of 2011 is any indication, Drabek no longer is "tinkering" with the pitch -- he's now using it as a weapon.
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Jason joined ESPN.com in 2008. Prior to that, he was a columnist for MLB.com and SI.com. A graduate of the MLB Scouting Bureau Scout Development Program, he has also done scouting projects for multiple major league teams.
Jason won his third Tout Wars title in 2010 to follow up his second LABR title in 2009, and his writing has been nominated for multiple awards by the Fantasy Sports Writers Association. In his "spare" time, he also serves as an official scorer for the Arizona Rookie League.