Comparing Kenta Maeda To Hiroki Kuroda

Kenta Maeda
March 2, 2016

Dodger’s Japanese import Kenta Maeda has already been  impressing everyone in Dodger camp these days. Maeda recently threw a bullpen session and was quite effective, mixing his pitches and looking very sharp. Maeda threw four pitches (fastball, curve, changeup and slider) topping out at around 94-95 mph. Dodgers catcher Yasmani Grandal interestingly compared Maeda to former Dodger co-ace and traitor Zack Greinke. However I would like to compare Maeda to a…