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Too Much Quad, Not Enough Glute: A Common Problem for Young Pitchers

The most common disconnect I see in young baseball pitchers is an inability to load the glute. Many pitching coaches will refer to this as "an inab...

Trevor Story Hit a Baseball 505 Feet Last Night

Trevor Story is a human being who plays baseball for the Colorado Rockies. What he did to a baseball last night in the bottom of the 4th inning wa...

Teach Young Baseball Players How to Get Baserunners Out

Controlling baserunners is an important part of a baseball team's defensive strategy. Done right, a team can get extra outs and can severely disrup...

Why Pitchers Need to Understand Hip and Shoulder Separation

Pitchers want to throw heat. One of the main factors in a pitcher's velocity is the torque that's achieved through hip and shoulder separation. Thi...

Why Great Baseball Players Are Built in the Fall

With the fall season right around the corner, I thought this would be a great time for me to talk about the importance of early offseason training. ...

Pete Rose's 6 Tips for Breaking out of a Slump

Ted Williams once said that hitting a baseball is the most difficult thing to do in sports. Pete Rose made it look effortless. Rose's 4,256 care...

The One Pitch That Gives Mike Trout Trouble—And What He's Doing to Change That

Mike Trout became an everyday MLB player in 2012. He's since racked up seven All-Star selections, five Silver Slugger Awards, and two AL MVPs. Trou...

3 Ways Young Pitchers Can Reduce Their Risk of Tommy John Surgery

As the years go on, more and more young baseball players seem to complain of arm pain. A recent study published in the journal The Physician and Sp...

4 Ways Pitchers Can Improve Command and Control in the Weight Room

When a pitcher starts struggling to throw strikes, their first instinct is often to change their mechanics. However, this approach isn't always the...

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