Slade Cecconi's Pitching Dilemma Analysis 

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 Diamondbacks starter Slade Cecconi faced struggles against the Reds by sacrificing velocity for control, resulting in hard-hit balls.

 Cecconi's Struggle

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 Cecconi acknowledges the need to trust his best stuff rather than trying to place the ball in critical situations.

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 Control vs Velocity

His pitching arsenal includes a mid-90s fastball with arm-side run, a mid-80s slider, and a low-80s changeup.

 Pitching Arsenal

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The issue is attributed to intent and mental focus rather than conditioning, as Cecconi hit 97 MPH in later innings.

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 Intent and Focu

In one critical at-bat, Cecconi chose control over his best stuff, resulting in a costly hit.

Critical At-Bat

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With the Diamondbacks rotation facing injuries, Cecconi's ability to adjust his approach will be crucial for future starts.

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 Rotation Challenge