Greg McCarthy: Former Mariners LHP



1. Could you tell us your story on dropping down?

I've always thrown side arm my whole life


2. What are some of the advantages you had from your arm angle?

The advantages I got was the movement I was able to get on the ball.


 3. If you didn't drop down, do you think you would have had the same success?

Yes I would've had the same success, in my opinion


4. What would you tell someone debating on changing their arm angle?

I wouldn't debate it everyone has their own style.


5. Are there any mechanical tips that you'd give to someone throwing sidearm/submarine?

Big mechanical tip for me, was making sure your fingers stay on top of the ball.

6. What pitches did you throw?

Pitches:  curve, slider, change up. faastball- 96-98mph

 7. How did you pitch to lefties/righties?

(R) I pitched away, & back door curveballs
(L) fb in, sliders.

8. What was your favorite part about pitching from down there?

The movement I was able to creat and being special from other players