Dropping Aces – three big-time aces are on the DL, for different reasons.
- 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 muscle, so in this show we discuss his biceps tendinitis / “tired arm” issue, and how it is related to the elbow bone spur that he suffered last season
- Felix Hernandez‘s dead arm is mentioned, which leads the show to the …
With the news of King Felix’s “dead arm,” Angel explains what, exactly, “dead arm” is, how it happens, what pitchers need to do when it happens, and further risks involved with that type of injury.
Getting It Done (with Science)
Angel answers a listener’s question about bullpen sessions for starting pitchers. Specifically, when they should happen in between starts, how many pitches should be thrown, and how many days before a start they should occur.
Angel’s website: Gym Science