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09
28
2013

We're Moving to Puyallup!

Yup, we’ll keep this short and sweet until we take pictures of the new facility. We are moving to the building formerly known as Clubhouse 71 in Puyallup, WA. It has 20,000+ square feet of usable space and is being transformed by legendary hitting coach Mike Brooks (GM of Team Northwest). Our...

08
05
2013

Missed the Velocity Development Open House? Listen to the Audio!

If you missed the Velocity Development Open House for the 2013-2014 off-season, never fear, you can listen to a partial audio recording (redacted some of the colorful language as well as the in-depth analysis of our program – those are trade secrets not for public disclosure) on SoundCloud her...

07
03
2013

Roger Bannister and the 95 MPH Fastball

Contrary to the article’s title, Roger Bannister was not a flamethrowing lefty. He was, in fact, the first man to break the four-minute mile in 1954. Many were trying to break the four-minute mile all around the world, but couldn’t manage to do so. Bannister’s methods involved havi...

05
23
2013

Pitch Tunneling, Featuring Kevin Gausman

From today’s game (God bless technology): What I said about Kevin Gausman in my 2012 MLB Draft Recap over at THT: Gausman’s stuff is very good. I prefer guys who have learned a curve ball or at least supplement a side-to-side breaking ball (slider, cutter) with one, and a look at Gausman...

04
12
2013

New Driveline Baseball Online Shop Open!

We’ve opened up our own shop with Arm Care, Velocity Development, and Apparel sections! Our first publicly-available line of shirts are available – the Rest is Atrophy shirt: Go check out the shop and pick up some items, like our Driveline Velocity Combo Kit!

04
09
2013

Ubaldo Jimenez's Velocity Problems

If you haven’t been paying attention to the Cleveland Indians (I can’t blame you), Ubaldo Jimenez’s velocity has dropped like a rock – especially bad in 2013 so far. Here’s the opening pitch from April 8th: Yikes. Remember, this is the same guy who had no problem hittin...

03
14
2013

Recapping the 2013 Santa Clarita ThrowZone Seminar

Last week I was privileged enough to join two excellent speakers – Jim Wagner (ThrowZone) and Kenny Kallen (Velocity Sports) – in beautiful Santa Clarita, CA to talk about pitching. We had an excellent turnout, and the Velocity Sports location worked out perfectly. We also had a consider...