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Scheppers focuses on development

Scheppers has a new changeup grip

METAIRIE, La. – Fireballing prospect Tanner Scheppers recently moved into the starting rotation at Triple-A Oklahoma City, and he is focusing on developing his entire arsenal. Lone Star Dugout interviews the right-hander while taking a look at his recent start against New Orleans.

Statistically, Tanner Scheppers had his weakest outing of the season on May 23 at New Orleans, but for now, the focus is more about long-term development than immediate results. The 6-foot-4, 200-pound hurler has two dominant pitches in his fastball and curveball, and he'll also mix in the occasional hard slider. But despite his polish, Scheppers has never really had an effective changeup. When... Recommended Stories

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