Tuesday, December 4, 2012

What is an SHP?

In baseball, SHP refers to a Switch-handed Pitcher 
- a pitcher who can throw well with both arms.

Commonly known as a Switch Pitcher or Ambidextrous Pitcher.

Rarely known as Double Handed Pitcher or Two-way Pitcher.

Shorthand: SHP or BPH or RHP/LHP

Ever heard of a BHP (both-handed pitcher)?


Top 5 Most Underrated Prospects - Pat Venditte

1. Pat Venditte, SHP, New York Yankees (AAA)
No, that is not a typo, and no you did not read that wrong. The New York Yankees, have a Switch-handed relief pitcher, in their system. (MLB Prospects Blog)

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