When the school season has ended and summer ball has not yet begun, what should a pitcher be doing? Rest? Throw? Lift weights? Run? Something else?
Angel Borrelli shares her recommendations and the program that her pitchers follow in between seasons in this episode of The Fix.
With high school and college seasons ending and summer or travel ball beginning,what should pitchers be doing in between seasons, if anything?
Watch out for head/neck tilt and learn how it can rob a pitcher of velocity and possibly cause injury.
Pitching injury trends are moving beyond shoulders and elbows and into other parts of the body, such as blood clots and thoracic issues – why?
How Major League Baseball teams are managing injuries — are they on the right track? How can they do a better job of preventing baseball pitching injuries? There is a key missing piece that needs to be included — a qualitative piece that can connect the dots.
MLB pitchers mentioned: Shelby Miller (Tommy John surgery), Aroldis Chapman (rotator cuff inflammation), Wei-Yin Chen (elbow, PRP), Phil Hughes (shoulder), Nate Karns (forearm), Jeurys Familia (arterial clot), Dillon Gee
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