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July 02, 2007
Who is the softest-throwing pitcher in baseball?
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July 02, 2007

Si Players Poll

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Who is the softest-throwing pitcher in baseball?

Jamie Moyer, Phillies starter 72%

Tim Wakefield, Red Sox starter 14% �

Greg Maddux, Padres starter 2%

Tom Glavine, Mets starter 2%

Mike Maroth, Cardinals starter 2%

FAST FACTS: Players could not vote for a teammate.... The 6-foot, 182-pound Moyer, 44, was 7-5 with a 4.13 ERA through Sunday; he's 223-171 in his 21-year career.... Wakefield is the majors' only knuckleballer.... St. Louis acquired Maroth from the Tigers last week.... Of the 10 pitchers who drew multiple votes, Orioles sidearmer Chad Bradford is the only reliever.

[based on a survey of 464 MLB players]
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