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Why Traditional Grip Training Can Sabotage Baseball Player's Elbows

Old-school thinking tells us that baseball players need big forearms and a strong grip to swing faster and throw harder. However, the rapid increase i...

What Every Athlete Can Learn From Chris Davis and His Historic 0-For-54 Slump

Chris Davis' record-breaking slump is finally history. After going hitless in his final 21 at-bats of 2018, the Baltimore Orioles first baseman starte...

The Wisdom Behind 2,000 Wins: Quotes From Florida State Baseball's Mike Martin

Mike Martin is a legend. The Florida State head baseball coach recently became the first coach in the history of his sport to record 2,000 career wins...

Why Traditional MLB Batting Practice Is Dying a Slow Death

Pull the screens out, grab a guy who can toss it about 60 mph over the heart of the plate, and let it rip. On-field batting practice is a time-hono...

10 Best Baseball Strength Training Exercises

As a baseball athlete, you need to consider two important aspects of your training: total body strength and explosive power. But first, conside...

The Skills and Drills That Make Paul Goldschmidt a Perennial MVP Candidate

Whether it's at the plate, in the field or on the base paths, Paul Goldschmidt gets it done. He's a multi-time Silver Slugger award winner, a multi...

Former Teammates, Coaches Remember Roy Halladay's Legendary Work Ethic

Roy Halladay is heading to Cooperstown. The eight-time MLB All-Star and two-time Cy Young Award winner was recently voted into the Baseball Hall of...

The Childhood Drill That Helped Pat Mahomes Build Superhuman Arm Strength

On a handful of passing attempts each game, Patrick Mahomes seemingly shreds the laws of physics. When a quarterback drops back to throw, their bra...

How to Throw Harder: 4 Exercises to Gas Up Your Fastball

The game's on the line. The other team's best hitter is at the plate. You peer in for the catcher's sign, twirling the ball between your fingers behind...

How to Increase Your Bat Speed by Increasing Your Mobility

If you like this article, please feel free to follow @RPP_Performance on Twitter! A few months back, I sat down and watched our hitting instructor,...

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