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Ian York breaks down starting pitcher Chase Anderson, who has been the Brewers best pitcher in 2017, using PITCHf/x and his unique graphics
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Ian York uses his unique graphics and PITCHf/x to break down Milwaukee Brewers starting pitcher Wily Peralta.

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