Chris Archer on Finding Pitching Success

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I know I just wrote about him in my last post where we looked at his delivery (unusually slow and deliberate for such a hard thrower). But He just came off a ridiculously strong July, and he’s quickly becoming my favorite young pitcher.

And while it was his delivery that originally piqued my interest, the more I dug into his background, the more I was intrigued… This guy basically burst onto the scene last ...

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Should Pitchers Distance Run? Yes and No…

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When I was coming up as a young pitcher, it was pretty well accepted that pitchers should run long distance. So in college and in the minors we ran poles, poles and more poles… For those unfamiliar with this, running poles usually consists of slow or moderate running out on the warning track, foul pole to foul pole (pretty tedious stuff).

And on one hand, it seemed to make sense. As a pitcher, you want to be strong for ...

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Power Yoga for Pitchers – Gwen Lawrence Interview

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In previous articles, I’ve written about the importance of good mobility and stability in your pitching delivery. But one thing I haven’t mentioned before is that late in my career, I finally got serious about addressing flexibility and mobility issues that were holding me back. And I started doing something I never would have considered in my younger days…

I had tried ...

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