Pitching Stuff You Should Read

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dumb-and-dumber-hair-borderSo, it’s been one of those crazy weeks…

Ever feel like you’re being pulled in 1,000 different directions? So rather than scramble and hurry together a new post for you this week, I thought I’d share with you some other great pitching content.

And since I’m actually heading up to see these guys present at a seminar in a couple days, just seemed to make sense.

The seminar I’m attending is titled “Using ...

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Missing High? Look to Your Front Side

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I’ve talked before about how when it comes to throwing strikes, one of things that can get you into trouble is thinking too much about your mechanics (for more on that read this article).

But today I’m going to contradict myself a little (it’s never black and white, after all), and talk about an easy mechanical tweak that can often get a pitcher right back on track.

 
One of the things ...

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Motion Analysis for Fixing Mechanical Flaws

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Okay, so in my last post I discussed what I consider some misrepresentations out there when it comes to coaches selling parents and pitchers on the importance of “good pitching mechanics.” If you missed it, click here: “Safe” Pitching Mechanics is a Lie

Now to be clear, the point there was NOT that injury prevention is a bad goal or that pitching mechanics don’t matter. And there are absolutely mechanical ...

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Matt Harvey’s Injury: “Safe” Pitching Mechanics Is a Lie

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If you follow baseball at all (and if you found this site, my guess is you do), you’ve by now heard the awful news about Mets phenom Matt Haryey (if you haven’t, here’s a pretty good summary). And one thing that makes his elbow injury so disturbing is that by most standards Harvey demonstrated a pretty smooth, efficient pitching delivery. There’s even a YouTube video promoting Harvey as a great example of “safe” pitching mechanics.

So ...

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The Mysterious Case of Chris Archer’s Stride

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So I happened to catch some of a Rays/Yankees game a couple weeks ago, and it was my first glimpse of a rising young star… Chris Archer. He pitched a 2 hit shutout.

Have you seen this guy pitch yet?

I had to do a double take. His motion is slow, smooth, almost effortless… but then the ball just explodes out of his hand. The thing that really struck me was his Read More →

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