In this episode of The Fix, Joe Janish and pitching motion troubleshooter Angel Borrelli discuss the continuing problems of pitchers Noah Syndergaard and Matt Harvey and their respective injuries: bone spurs and thoracic outlet syndrome. Angel explains the “what and how” of these injuries and sends a special message to coaches who can play a pivotal role in early detection of pitching injuries.
In the Teaching Moment segment, Angel instructs about the importance of the proper arm angle at stride-foot contact and gives a unique perspective on how this angle sets-up the shoulder for the rotational movements that are required for optimal efficiency and velocity.
In this season’s Location segment, Angel discusses the glove arm and how it can help or hinder efficient rotation as well as location. She gives coaches a great tip on how to deal with problems by explaining one of her favorite drills.
See this photo below to understand what’s being said in the podcast in regard to Syndergaard’s extremely “late arm”