Dropping Aces – three big-time aces are on the DL, for different reasons. Trending Topics Madison Bumgarner‘s dirt bike accident left him with an injured AC joint. Angel explains what that means and why she’s just as, if not more, concerned about his ribs Noah Syndergaard: we recorded this episode before “Thor” tore his lat…
Pitching Injury Prevention and News
Should pitchers ice after outings? Find out what science says. Also, learn how to prevent flexor tendon injuries, and how David Price might alleviate his elbow issue.
Yesterday I posted the list of pitchers who suffered an arm “ailment” in spring training. Today we begin tracking those pitchers and others who suffer in-season injuries — and we’re already behind. Why am I doing this? To see if, when, and why seemingly “minor” ailments result in more serious injuries down the road. Getting…
This is my (Joe Janish’s) totally unofficial list of pitchers who suffered some kind of arm ailment while in spring training in 2017. Generally speaking, a pitcher went on this list when he was taken off the mound for 2-3 or more days due to some kind of arm discomfort. The purpose of this list…
At what age should pitchers learn the curveball? And how do you teach it? This, the deluge of spring training injuries, and why Jordan Schafer’s conversion to pitching was risky, are covered in Season 4, Episode 1 of The Fix.
You may have heard of the hockey term “hooking.” It’s also the word used to describe a flaw by some baseball pitchers that can lead to forearm and elbow problems.
A Special Post for Coaches: please rethink this age-old and very-well intended “practice.” At this time of the pre-season, coaches are aware that pitchers need to increase their pitch counts so to handle the demands of the upcoming in-season games. Because you want to give your pitchers as much opportunity as possible to face hitters,…
At the end of his career, Nolan Ryan threw a football as part of his training. Should all baseball pitchers do the same?
This one simple dumbbell exercise can help prevent elbow sprains and UCL tears. Are you doing it?
The Big Three: “priority” train these three body parts and get ready to witness your body sustaining performance like never before.
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