Having trouble locating your pitches in the preseason? A baseball pitcher should ask himself 12 questions to find out why. [Read more…]
My home state of New Jersey is apparently struggling to come up with a “magic number” in the face of the NFHS Baseball Rules Committee mandating pitch count limits.
As with every other state, NJ not only has to decide on a number, but also have to deal with the proponents and critics, both sides vehement in their beliefs.
While the state committee settles on a number, I suggest that high school pitchers, their parents, and coaches consider some of the real reasons pitchers injure their arms, and one major thing that can prevent pitching injuries. [Read more…]
Sports Illustrated columnist Tom Verducci makes a list every year of the young MLB pitchers who he believes are vulnerable to a drop in performance and/or an injury due to what he calls “the year after effect” — the rest of the world has, in turn, termed it “the Verducci Effect.”
How could those pitchers have avoided being on that list? [Read more…]
Patrick Corbin had Tommy John surgery in 2014.
He was on an innings limit last year but this year, he may not have a cap.
The photo of him was taken Jul 11, 2015. As you can see his arm is still far behind when his front foot strikes, so there’s reason to believe he’ll continue to have arm problems.