One of the things that the Reds mentioned after drafting Nick Travieso in the 2012 draft was that they were going to make some small tweaks to his mechanics. Today I wanted to take a look at those changes. You can watch video of a start he made in June here to see exactly what he is doing currently.
The first difference is easy to pick up. In high school, he would begin his wind up much sooner than he did as a professional. He was slower in his motion as he would rotate his body around and set his foot and go into his leg lift. As a professional he starts later and his movements are a bit quicker.
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