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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Pitching Science: Why Apes Make Bad Pitchers

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Have you ever heard it said that throwing a baseball isn’t a natural motion?

I had one coach who used to say, “If it was natural, we’d all go around walking like this,” waving his arms around high over head. Well I came across a NY Times article the other day that suggests maybe it’s not so unnatural after all.

Scientists Unlock Mystery in Evolution of Pitchers

The article centers around a ...

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What Bryce Harper Knows about Learning to Pitch

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Did you see the recent article on Bryce Harper in the Washington Post? If you haven’t read it yet, check it out online (there are some pretty cool interactive graphics).

Bryce Harper: A Swing of Beauty

Now I’m all about pitching here, but like I said in my interview with hitting coach, Mark Brooks, you can learn a lot from a hitter.

If you’ve ...

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