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MMLN: Top Tools - Sliders

Brant Rustich's slider can be a devastating pitch

The look at pitches continues, this time running down the pitchers with the best sliders in the system. These sliders look different, are thrown at varying speeds and are used in different ways, but all are very effective pitches that lay the groundwork for success. Look inside to find who own the bet sliders in the system and how they rank.

10. Brandon Moore – The best aspect of Moore's slider is his sweeping movement. Thrown in the low-80s, Moore can make hitters uncomfortable by starting the pitch well off the plate with enough break to finish on the outside corner. Creating more consistent downward movement is pivotal for his slider as it at times breaks a bit flat which could run Moore into trouble against higher skilled... Recommended Stories