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Pete Carroll breaks down Russell Wilson at the plate for Yankees

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson stands with the

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson stands with the Yankees players for the national anthem before a spring exhibition game against the Detroit Tigers, on Feb. 28, 2018, in Tampa, Fla. Credit: AP / Lynne Sladky

INDIANAPOLIS — There hasn’t been much talk about baseball here at the NFL Combine. The one exception has been the head coach of the Seahawks.

Pete Carroll, who is the football head coach for current Yankees second baseman Russell Wilson, said he has seen enough of his quarterback’s time in pinstripes to offer a critique.

“So far he’s not doing a great job going with the pitches away from him, and we’re hoping that he’s going to start putting the ball into right field a bit more and going with the pitch,” Carroll said Thursday. “Aside from that, the curveball is still giving him a problem like it always did back in the day, so we’ll see what happens.”

Carroll did not seem to be upset with the Seattle Seahawks quarterback’s baseball dalliance.

“He’s going to be working out and doing something anyway,” Carroll said. “He reports in impeccable condition. He’s extraordinarily dedicated to doing everything he can to be right . . . . At this early stage right now, they’re not in the [football] program here, there’s a lot of free time and guys have to do their thing. Some guys are maybe traveling around the world, he’s playing baseball. I don’t think there’s anything wrong with that at all.”

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