Eddie Oropesa, Ex MLB pitcher Arizona Diamondbacks


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

Began to see I could get out easier for lefties and 1995


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

vs. left-handers more difficult for them


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



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

I think it's better lefty vs. lefty


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

Make sure shoulder doesn't open up very fast and keep your head down.


6. What pitches did you throw?

Fastball and slider


7. How did you pitch to lefties/righties?

Vs right-handed hitters for a left-hander I think it takes longer to improve their control is the most difficult


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

The slider