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MMLN: Top Tools - Command

Familia's command led to a big season

Like the saying goes, the funny thing about control is that one never realizes how much they have until they have none at all. These ten pitchers do not often worry about such a predicament as they boast the best command in the system. The depths of their repertoires vary, but they share this common tool that has brought each success.

10. Brad Holt – Holt is one of the best pitching prospects in the organization and boasts some of the best pure stuff. But even with the positives, he still has steps to take before his command sits atop this list. It centers on his secondary pitches—both his curveball and changeup—which he rapidly loses command of when his delivery is not synchronized. That was the case this summer in...

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