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03
14
2014

How to Protect Your Curveball

I was recently in Spring Training with the MLB team I consult with, watching a few pitchers throw, when a Pitching Coordinator came over and remarked to another pitching coach that pitchers need to throw high fastballs to protect their curveball. I asked the coordinator to expand on his statement, a...

07
17
2012

Stuff to Read: Tommy Hanson's Velocity (7/17/2012)

It’s been a crazy month here at Driveline Baseball – clients have been pouring into our Remote Consultation program and many (good) changes have been happening at our facility. Here’s some stuff to read that might keep you occupied! Tommy Hanson’s Mechanical Changes – M...

06
05
2012

2012 MLB Draft, Podcasts, and Articles

I’ll be traveling to Cleveland from this Wednesday (June 6th) to Tuesday (June 12th), so updates will probably lag behind as a result. Here’s some stuff to keep you busy! Pitchers of the 2012 draft: First round analysis – My latest article for The Hardball Times, detailing the mech...

05
16
2012

Stuff to Read and Listen to (5/16/2012)

We’ve been all over the Internet lately. Here’s where you can catch up on some podcast interviews we’ve done, articles for other sites we’ve written, and some old stuff to re-read. Tarp Talk Podcast – Discussion of the Oakland A’s, Cleveland Indians, Jeanmar Gomez...

05
04
2012

Ubaldo Jimenez, Lost Velocity, and the Need for Dedicated Video Review

My post on Ubaldo Jimenez’s lost 96 MPH fastball went up today over at The Hardball Times. In it, I talked about the need for dedicated video review by an analyst in the Player Development department of every MLB club. I strongly believe MLB teams should set up two high-speed video cameras tha...

04
21
2012

Summer Training, Spring News, and Crazy Coaches' Corner

The summer season is nearly upon us, where high school seasons will be falling by the wayside and school will be out, allowing for more time to train. This summer will be a fun one, as we’ll have a bunch of our college guys back: University of Washington commit Jack Scheideman (6’1...

09
13
2011

Stuff to Read: 9/12/2011 (Steve Delabar Story, Jason Vargas THT Post)

Looking for a velocity-adding weighted baseball program?   Steve Delabar’s journey to the major leagues with the Seattle Mariners is a feel-good story anyone could love, right? Maybe not. Think about it: Why didn’t organized baseball have a velocity development plan for Steve to get him...