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Mets Stat Of The Day: Kyle Farnsworth's declining velocity

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Kyle Farnsworth is getting older. Kyle Farnsworth's velocity has been decreasing. Kyle Farnsworth has been less effective. These things are all related.

Ronald Martinez

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Recent Mets acquisition Kyle Farnsworth is known for his flame-throwing fastball. As the right-handed pitcher has aged, the velocity on his staple pitch has declined, which is beginning to negatively affect his performance.