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Softball Superstar Jennie Finch Explains How to Throw a Rise Ball

Two-time Olympic medalist Jennie Finch says that to keep batters off-guard at the highest level, a softball pitcher needs to be able to throw ever...

By: STACK Staff

Why Tommy John Surgery Is Ruining Pitchers

No single medical procedure has had more impact on a sport than Tommy John surgery on baseball. Thirty-seven years after the first procedure to re...

By: Dr. Rocco Monto

Indians Pitching Coach Mickey Callaway Preaches Mind Control Over Mechanics With His Pitching Staff

Cleveland Indians pitching coach Mickey Callaway steps into the dugout at Progressive Field, then heads down a tunnel. He's been observing batting...

By: Jordan Zirm

Train Like a Pro: Baseball Strength Workout Program

Baseball season is long and grueling. You need the strength and power to hit and throw hard, but most importantly you need to stay healthy. That's...

By: Andy Haley

Get Faster to Pitch Harder

When I was in college I was told as many others were as well, to run distances for leg strength. Now many pitching coaches will say that running...

By: Bill Bethea

Boost Your Fastball With This Weighted Baseball Workout

Some of you may have heard the UNDERLOAD/ OVERLOAD buzzwords around baseball gurus the last bunch of years for velocity training for pitchers in...

By: Bill Bethea

Success With Health: How Trevor Bauer Increased His Velocity

"My dad always told me that success was going to be defined in the future—in five, 10, 15 years—not by today's game. So to have a process and have...

By: Zac Clark

Increase Your Pitching Velocity With These 3 Exercises

Often when athletes are trying to throw harder, they leave out a key component to getting stronger. Everyone knows a pitcher should be squatting to...

By: Corey Davis

Use These 3 Grips to Throw a Changeup They Can't Hit

In my opinion, the best weapon a pitcher has in his arsenal is the change-up. "Fad" pitches come into style all the time. In Roger Clemens day, it was...

By: Bradley Stone

New App to Help Pitchers Avoid Tommy John Surgery

Photo via ESPN With Tommy John surgery—a procedure that replaces an injured ulnar collateral ligament in the elbow—being performed with increa...

By: Jordan Zirm