Early in the season, Ramos called more fastballs than Lobaton. Lately, Lobaton has started calling for more fastballs. What's changed?
Well, not a whole lot, according to Williams. He acknowledged Lobaton and the pitching staff have made tweaks to their game approaches, but Williams credited the change in pitches thrown to those throwing them, not Lobaton.
"He who holds the ball, controls the game," Williams said.
Ryan Hood is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.