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Sheets' new pitch could change Brewers' fortunes

Originally Published: March 3, 2007
By Jerry Crasnick | ESPN.com

PHOENIX -- Bad news for National League clubs: Milwaukee's Ben Sheets is tinkering with his changeup this spring, and he seems to be getting the hang of it.

Sheets professed to throw a changeup for years, but the consensus is that the pitch had a little too much zip to complement his mid-90s fastball and power curve. Now he's picked up some tips from reliever Matt Wise, and he threw three nice changes in a row in an intrasquad game this week.

When Sheets arrived in Milwaukee's camp ...

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