Tahnaj Thomas Hopes to Maintain Clean Mechanics Into 2022 Season

BRADENTON, Fla. - Tahnaj Thomas is feeling good heading into the 2022 season.

His campaign in 2021 was a rough one -- seeing him putting up a 5.19 ERA in 60.2 innings as a starter in High-A. That was fueled by control problems, leading to 35 walks in that time span.

Thomas went to a pitching camp hosted by the Pirates over the offseason, and felt the drills they did helped to clean up his mechanical issues from the season.

"Just taking [the drills] from the pitching camp into the rest of the offseason and into Spring Training, I feel really good about it," said Thomas.

The control issues have shown up in the past for Thomas, although they disappeared in 2019, as he had a bit of a breakout year. Thomas found in 2021 that he wasn't in a good position to throw, and wasn't staying ...



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