Tuesday, May 26, 2015

J.T. McDonnell - switch pitcher

San Marino High School (Class of 2016)

Titans Baseball team
San Marino, California

Height: 5'10"
Weight: 190 lbs

Positions: DH, RHP, LHP
Bats: Left
Throws: Both

Glove: Custom 6-finger Mizuno Ambidextrous Glove

JT McDonnell, from San Marino, practiced throwing left-handed when he was about nine and it just became natural. Before that, his parents thought he was right-handed.

To gain an advantage, he pitches left-handed to lefties and right-handed to righties. This is the same strategy used by minor league pitcher Pat Venditte.

Plus, JT throws a good curveball from both sides.

Coach Mack Paciorek likes JTs versatility, it gives him an advantage and it's something that other teams can't plan for in a game. He also said that JT is an excellent student.

JT McDonnell's (San Marino, CA) Baseball Stats | MaxPreps

Gina's People: Ambidextrous Pitcher Fox 11 (KTTV - Los Angeles)

Los Angeles News | FOX 11 LA KTTV

San Marino Titans Varsity - #18 (Spring 2015)
East L.A. Dodgers - 3B, RHP


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