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Ardolis Chapman would win the hardest thrower competition every year
The Home Run Derby is fun and exciting, but it only allows players to put one skill on display. MLB should add a variety of skill competitions to let players display all of their skills. These competitions could include:
Pitchers get three pitches to throw as fast as they can. The fastest average speed wins. This competition probably won't be competitive until Aroldis Chapman retires.
Longest Throw Contest
Whoever can throw the ball farthest wins.
Best Outfield Arm
Whoever can make the best throws to bases wins. Players would be graded on time to reach the base, as well as where it hits on a target.
Quickest time around the bases wins.
Players are placed in a rundown, with other competitors playing as fielders. If a player safely reaches base, he is given a 10-second bonus and the rundown is reset. Whoever has the best time wins.
A machine throws different pitches to a catcher, who has to block or catch them. One point is awarded for keeping a pitch in front of him, two for catching it.
A pitcher throws at a target with holes in it. He gets 10 throws to put as many through as possible.
Best Outfield Range
A machine shoots a variety of fly balls that a player tries to track down. Whoever reaches the most wins.
Whoever takes the fewest total pitches to throw five strikes at over 85 MPH and then hit five home runs wins.
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