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Switch-Pitcher Makes It To The Major League Mound

Pat Venditte of the Oakland Athletics throws in the eighth inning against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park on June 7, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts.  ( Jim Rogash/Getty Images)
Pat Venditte of the Oakland Athletics throws in the eighth inning against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park on June 7, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. ( Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Pat Venditte has the rare ability to pitch both left and right-handed. He even prompted a rule change in the professional rule book, requiring the pitcher declare which arm he plans to pitch with.

Last week, Venditte made his debut for his first professional major team – the Oakland Athletics. From Here & Now contributing station WPLN, Emil Moffatt reports on this ambidextrous pitcher’s journey to the major league mound.

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