Baseball Pitching: The Fix
About This Show
Baseball pitching motion analysis, troubleshooting, and performance using science, featuring pitching motion troubleshooter Angel Borrelli and hosted by Joe Janish. Joe interviews Angel -- a kinesiologist with a Master's Degree in Exercise Science -- on a regular basis, discussing recent pitching injuries in MLB, how they can be prevented and treated, as well as tips for baseball pitchers, coaches, and parents of all ages. More information on Angel's background can be found at http://gymscience.com.
Most Recent Episode
Moving Downhill: How the Stride Starts. Also, Bicep Soreness and Dealing with Pitch Count Restrictions
How exactly does the pitcher's stride begin? Which leg is more important? How does that initial movement affect the rest of a pitcher's delivery? Baseball pitching motion troubleshooter Angel Borrelli explains the pitcher's downhill movement, dispelling myths and inaccuracies that have been shared around the internet. Also, using Mets pitcher Zack Wheeler as an example, Angel talks about bicep soreness and biceps tendinitis, including the risks and possible injuries involved. You may be surprised to learn that a sore bicep is just as concerning as soreness in the forearm, elbow, or shoulder - listen for the reason. Are you a coach struggling with the new pitch count and recovery restrictions? Then this is the episode for you. Angel and Joe go into detail on why the recovery rules are important, and how you can use them to your advantage. Finally, in the "Getting It Done" segment, Angel shares a tip involving the thumb's role in a pitch grip, including how and why placement of the thumb on the baseball can affect ball movement on various pitches. To learn more about Angel, visit http://gymscience.com. To ask her a question, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Be sure to install the app by searching Baseball Pitching: The Fix in the iTunes store or on Google Play for Android devices.