03
28
2016

Discussing “The Arm” by Jeff Passan

On Monday, March 28th, 2016, Jeff Passan released an excerpt from his upcoming book, The Arm (Amazon link), on Yahoo Sports. Jeff’s work is a culmination of four years of original research, of which we played a small part. Our chapter was chosen to be discussed in Jeff’s official Yahoo e...

03
08
2016

Weighted Baseballs, Safety, and Consequences

The larger and larger support that weighted baseball training is gaining not only on the Internet but in professional baseball is something that I could not have predicted years ago when I started this journey. That being said, there are serious risks when training with weighted implements, and Mike...

01
31
2016

Demonizing Weighted Balls – A Review of Criticisms

A common line of argument against training with weighted balls goes something like this: “Weighted balls only train the arm. Good pitching training trains the athlete to use the whole body to accelerate the arm to the target, minimizing injury risk.” This line of thinking makes some fundamental assu...

01
14
2016

Indy Ball Shortstop to 100 MPH to Signed: the Spencer Mahoney Story

“It doesn’t matter how you get there, as long as you’re putting in the effort.” The Road Less Traveled Can Be The Fast Lane Spencer Mahoney played four years of college ball for Valparaiso as a shortstop.  He tore a meniscus weeks before a pro tryout, went undrafted, had surgery, rehabbe...