Features on Driveline
Lindsay Berra of MLB.com – December 12th, 2016
MLB.com did an article covering the rising use of weighted baseballs in baseball and interviewed us on how we use weighted balls and the work we’ve done with professional baseball players.
Jorge L. Ortiz of USA Today -June 7th, 2016
USA today visited our facility to do a feature on us and the rise of fastball velocity in the MLB. The article talks about how Driveline came to be as well as interviews with athletes that train at our facility.
@PitchingNinja via Twitter – September 23rd, 2017
During a game when Trevor Bauer was pitching against the Mariners the Indians broadcast gave us a shoutout and briefly went into who we are and why Trevor trains with us.
Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports – March 27th, 2016
Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports featured Driveline in a section of his NTY-best-selling book The Arm. Jeff wrote about the reinvention of Casey Weathers, the relationship between Trevor and Kyle, and how alternative training methods could impact baseball.
Tyler Kepner of NY Times – September 14th, 2017
The New York Times visited our facility and did a full feature on us. The article covers our training methodologies, the players we’ve worked with, and the general rise of training for fastball velocity and the impact it is having on baseball.
Mike Vorkunov of Vice Sports – May 6th, 2016
Vice Sports wrote an article on the increase of average fastball velocity among pitchers. In the article Vice interviews Kyle on how we train pitchers as well as his thoughts as to why there is an increase in fastball velocity and what the future looks like for pitchers.
Jordan Bastian of MLB.com – December 30th, 2014
Trevor Bauer came to us to spend the whole off-season working on velocity development and pitch design. MLB.com did a feature and what his specific plans were for the off-season and future.
Mark Sheldon of MLB.com – February 22nd, 2017
Tony Cingrani came to us to get a full mechanical assessment as well as to learn how to throw a cutter. This MLB.com article talks about his time here as well as how a cutter would help him in the future.
August Fagerstrom of MLB.com – June 11th, 2015
MLB.com wrote a story on Trevor Bauer’s connection to draftee Christian Meister (who was drafted without playing competitively that year). More on Christian here.
Interviews with the Driveline Staff
Tom Goldman of NPR – August 30th, 2017
As part of a NPR segment on the Motus Sleeve, Driveline’s research assistant, Michael O’Connell and Kyle Boddy, were interviewed on how we use the motus sleeve at Driveline Baseball and our hopes for wearable technology like Motus.
Benjamin Chase of Call To The Pen – July 2017