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05
2019

Driveline Baseball Podcast- EP. 22

  Driveline Baseball Podcast episode 22: On this weeks episode of the Driveline Baseball Podcast we are pleased to welcome on Trevor and his father Warren Bauer to discuss their experience using Edgertronic cameras to train and how their process has changed over time. They also discuss how Kyle...

04
04
2019

The Value in Developing Velocity in the Minors

In part one of The Business Case For Player Development series, we calculated prospect valuations for top tier minor leaguers and validated those estimates by looking at several trades throughout MLB. Building on that work, we use those valuations in this post to model the net-present value of impro...

03
29
2019

Driveline Baseball Podcast- EP. 21

  Driveline Baseball Podcast episode 21: On this weeks episode of the Driveline Baseball Podcast Mike and Kyle discuss the new overlay tool Kyle built to display Rapsodo metrics over Edgertronic footage. How does this help our coaches in the gym? and what do our athletes think about it? Listen...

03
27
2019

Injury Risk, Performance, and Velocity

It’s fairly common to watch a game these days, see a pitcher throw 99 mph, and hear the reaction of fans be a mix of amazement and fear: amazement that certain pitchers can throw that hard, and fear that it’s unsafe and an injury is guaranteed. Given the many misconceptions and unknowns related to v...

03
22
2019

How We Interpret Biomechanics Reports

In our previous biomechanics post, we looked at the data we had collected over the past six months. We looked at the averages of key metrics and what metrics correlate to velocity and torques on the arm. But we didn’t really look at how we interpret a biomechanics report for our athletes. When desig...

03
22
2019

Driveline Baseball Podcast- EP. 20

  Driveline Baseball Podcast Episode 20: On this weeks episode of the Driveline Baseball Podcast podcast Mike and Kyle kick off the podcast by discussing a recent article written by Ben Lindbergh of The Ringer titled “There’s (Almost) No Such Thing As a Top Pitching Prospect”....

03
19
2019

Making Movement Changes in the Weight Room

You can’t outcue a movement deficiency. These are words we live by at Driveline Baseball and that’s what our makes our assessment process so vital for getting our athletes results. Individually, our assessments don’t provide nearly as much value as they do as a whole. However, once we combine the bi...

03
15
2019

Driveline Baseball Podcast- EP. 19

  Driveline Baseball Podcast Episode 19: On this episode of the Driveline Baseball Podcast Mike and Kyle are joined by Driveline Pro day signee Robert Robbins. Robert was a standout from the biggest Pro day in Driveline’s history and signed a contract with the Chicago Cubs organization. R...

03
13
2019

Individualized Programming for Youth Hitters

Every hitter moves differently, depending on that hitter’s individual stability, strength, and mobility capabilities. We know that youth athletes have a limited window to developing rotational speed and power, per Dr. Greg Rose, and building that engine should be the main emphasis in a youth hitter’...