Ryan Helmsley, Patrick Kibble, Cardinals discussed on CBS Sports Radio


Padres four, Cardinals three Padres trying to sweep the Syriza with the wind and I picture for ST Louis. He's right hander Ryan Helmsley 26 years of age 30 years in the big leagues for the Cardinals has a 4 76 April 18 relief appearances this year. Padres. They're sending up the bottom third of their order some Kim Patrick Kidd of the hand and then the pictures, Kim has struck out, walked with the bases loaded, made a couple of nice defensive praise. He leaves an impression on you, That's for sure beside him to a four year deal, Really with no Firm position. He's the backup. He's the utility infielder with Machado and Tutti said Crone and worth Her speech from Hell's Lee's down low Ball one. But remember, tha t said the shoulder thing earlier in the season, and now he's on the covert. I yell, so Kim getting a chance to play. Maybe more than expected. And as they say in baseball, these things have a way of working themselves out. Unfortunately, people always wind up on the I l wanna know in the dirt ball, too. Even more. So with the covert, I'll Dan. It's like just normal circumstances. That's gonna happen. But you have an added element as the Padres are experiencing right now. Absolutely, guys, you're going to play pictures. They're going to come up from the minors or the all Zeit. This is not a 26 man sport. Not even close. Not these days for three San Diego on the two, OT Kim inside corner for a strike. Two in one Kim's a right handed batter, and he's kind of up on the toes of his left foot and he very slowly and gently kind of lifts his foot up. He's toe tapping a little bit, and it feels like a timing mechanism. Singing is he waits for the picture to begin his wind up. Yeah, whatever it takes. Big swinging, Mr 96 2 and to your pitch recognition is so key with leg kick because Once you recognize the pitch that determines how quickly you're gonna get that foot down. If you see the hump in the pitch out of the hand and it's a breaking ball, you're not going to get it down as quickly. If you do get it down. You're just hoping you don't slide forward your hands stay back and you still have a chance to get it big swinging a foul back to stay alive. Remind me what was your front leg leg kick situation. When you were heading in the big leagues, it really went from it back to it. Yeah, I was making it up as I went, then, girl, Let's try this now, I usually I started usually with an open stance. And, um, just like I like to get both eyes on the baseball. And then, as the picture, you know, went into his wind up squared up to home plate, but just kind of gave me that rhythm. Everybody's looking for some type of movement so that you're not going from like this dead standstill. To swing and a miss, says Kim chases a breaking ball on the outside part of the plate. One down. Whatever that is for each guy. What's that rhythm that they could start It start to get into the flow to where their swing needs to be. Sometimes the leg kick can be really good for hitter. It's just Always getting that front foot down on time. That's why when guys will struggle a bit, you may see them eliminate the stride so that it just takes one less thing out of it for a little while and they go back to contact And then once they get going Then they can loosen things up a little bit. Now Patrick Kibble a hand to strike out the sac fly as he takes a fastball just down it away pretty good looking pitch, but it's not called a strike. All one. Did you ever go like to a big leg kick for any, you know, sustained period of time..

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