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29
2018

Improving Durability of Pitchers Using a Biomechanics Lab

A pro pitcher recently reached out to me to discuss our program and whether or not it was right for him. He was worried that due to his arm action – and history of injuries – that adding load via weighted baseballs and/or PlyoCare balls could make him more susceptible to injury. On the o...

03
08
2017

Forward Dynamic Simulations of Pitching Mechanics

Previously at Driveline Baseball, we featured an exciting and informative three part series by Dr. James Buffi on his work toward an innovative new training and elbow injury prevention approach that has the potential to better protect a pitcher’s weak link- the UCL (Part One). While traditional meth...

11
08
2012

Overuse is Not the Problem: Undertraining is the Devil

I’ve been trying to put this article into words for the better part of a year and debated completely shelving it, because frankly, it’s extremely controversial and not accepted by most of the people who train baseball players. However, I am not going to stay silent on the issue any longe...

10
15
2010

News @ Driveline Baseball – 10/15/10

It’s been a pretty crazy week, so I haven’t had much time to write longer blog posts about training aside from the Back Squat vs. Front Squat for Baseball Players post. So, I figured I would write a quick post and update the Internet with what’s new at Driveline Baseball and our fa...

09
04
2010

Strasburg, The Inverted W, and Pitching Mechanics

A friend of mine told me that my old blog (Driveline Mechanics) was mentioned on a recent Fangraphs audio podcast, and perhaps in a derisive way. I’m not big on podcasts (I prefer reading), but checked it out as I really enjoy the Fangraphs content and saw that a former writer that I employed...