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Ambidextrous Pitcher Gives His Team an Edge

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Ambidextrous Pitcher Gives His Team an Edge

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Ambidextrous Pitcher Gives His Team an Edge

Ambidextrous Pitcher Gives His Team an Edge

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Switch hitters are common in baseball, but what about switch pitchers? A relief pitcher at Creighton University in Omaha, Neb., can throw equally well with both arms.

It's almost unheard of in the game, and his coach says it gives the team an edge.

Martin Wells reports from Nebraska Public Radio.