Dodgers first-round draft pick Grant Holmes learned his curveball on YouTube.

Charisma didn’t seem to be Grant Holmes’ strongsuit yesterday when the teenage pitcher gave his first interview after being drafted 22nd overall by the Dodgers.

According to Logan White, the Dodgers’ director of amateur scouting, Holmes’ strongsuit is his curveball. And you’ll never believe where he learned that curveball: YouTube.

You heard that right.

“I can’t remember the YouTube video name,” he told MLB Network Radio on Sirius XM.

Listen to the full interview:

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J.P. Hoornstra covers the Dodgers, Angels and Major League Baseball for the Orange County Register, Los Angeles Daily News, Long Beach Press-Telegram, Torrance Daily Breeze, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Pasadena Star-News, San Bernardino Sun, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, Whittier Daily News and Redlands Daily Facts. Before taking the beat in 2012, J.P. covered the NHL for four years. UCLA gave him a degree once upon a time; when he graduated on schedule, he missed getting Arnold Schwarzenegger's autograph on his diploma by five months.