Day Games with Dr. Mike Sonne
About This Show
Day Games with Dr. Mike Sonne offers listeners a look inside the world of professional baseball. Mike speaks with people who work in and around baseball to better understand the game from the perspective of the insider.
Day Games tells stories to help us understand what makes the game tick - stories we don’t typically hear sitting in the bleachers or watching the sport on tv. Host Mike Sonne is a biomechanist who studies how people work, the ways they solve problems, and reasons why they excel at their jobs, so he can provide insight into the inner workings of baseball's movers and shakers.
Most Recent Episode
Conversation with Ben Hansen
Ben Hansen is the vice-president and Chief Technology officer at Motus Global Company. Motus is a biomechanics company focusing on injury prevention and performance analysis. Ben speaks to Day Games about the recently developed Motus Baseball System – a wearable sleeve technology that aims to reduce pitcher injuries and improve hitter’s effectiveness. As of spring 2016, the playing rules committee approved Motus’ wearable sleeve technology for use in major league games. Mike Sonne speaks to Ben about what it’s like to work in one of baseball’s fastest growing fields, how he found himself there and what it's like to help Andrew McCutchen with his swing.