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Baseball: Zane Stier

By Tim Kolehmainen, Breakdown Sports Media, 06/30/20, 11:00AM CDT


Stewartville's maned marvel

The Zane Stier file

  • Name: Zane Stier
  • School: Stewartville
  • Class: Senior
  • Coach comment: "Zane came on strong for us a starter last season. He is a big kid that throws hard has good command of his fastball, but is also a three pitch pitcher." — Stewartville coach Mark Schmitz

Q and A

Give me a short scouting report on yourself as a player. What are your strengths?

  • One of my main strengths as a pitcher is locating pitches, and keeping batters off balance. I try to keep the batter guessing what pitch might be coming. 

Can you tell us one unusual thing about yourself that others may not know?

  • Some people call me Fabio because of my long hair.

What's the best part of playing high school baseball and why?

  • As a pitcher, being involved in every single play. Knowing that I make a big impact on the outcome of the game is very thrilling.

Tell me about the outlook for your team this year. What are the strengths of your team?

  • Team camaraderie. Most of us have been playing together since 5th grade and we have become very close over the years.

What other activities are you involved in at the high school level?

  • Football.

What type of training do you do in the offseason?

  • Weight training, speed work, and baseball specific camps.

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