Category: Pitching
Jonathon Niese’s Shoulder Injury Explained – Part 1

Jonathon Niese’s Shoulder Injury Explained – Part 1

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New York Mets Pitcher Jonathon Niese has struggled with shoulder and elbow issues during 2014 spring training. He also suffered a partially torn rotator cuff in 2013. What are ...

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Strasburg Dominates Without Strikeouts

Strasburg Dominates Without Strikeouts

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No surprise that Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg dominated the Miami Marlins in his Opening Day 2013 start. What was surprising, however, was his lack of ...

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Why Johan Santana May Not Return in 2011

Why Johan Santana May Not Return in 2011

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Mets pitcher Johan Santana suffered a setback while rehabbing his injured shoulder. It may be a long time before he can return to the mound, unless he corrects the mechanical flaw ...

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Fritz Peterson On Pitching

Fritz Peterson On Pitching

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Fritz Peterson reveals the secrets that made him MLB's #1 lefthanded control pitcher since 1900, the owner of the lowest ERA in the history of the old Yankee Stadium, an All-Star, ...

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Pitchers Can Go Into Slumps Too

Pitchers Can Go Into Slumps Too

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Everyone knows that hitters can go into slumps, but did you know pitchers can as well? Read an explanation from MLB pitching coach Randy St. Claire.

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Pitching With Eyes Closed

Pitching With Eyes Closed

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Being from the NY-Metro area, I'm a big Mets fan and regularly watch SNY (the Mets' cable TV network). This evening one of their on-air personalities, Kevin Burkhardt, was ...

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Pitching: Dragging the Back Foot

Pitching: Dragging the Back Foot

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The other day I went to a batting center that included tunnels where pitching lessons were being taught. Over and over I heard the same phrase from the instructor: "drag your back ...

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Why You Should Watch Tom Glavine

Why You Should Watch Tom Glavine

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Pitchers of all ages should do what they can to watch Tom Glavine pitch at least a few times this year. Glavine has been, and remains, the consummate pitcher's pitcher --- a guy ...

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Learn to Breathe

Learn to Breathe

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Learn to breathe? Who needs to "learn" how to breathe? Didn't we figure that out about three seconds after emerging from the womb? Well, yeah, but, not really. You learned ...

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Pitching Bullpens: Plan and Focus

Pitching Bullpens: Plan and Focus

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Have you ever seen a pitcher who has plenty of talent --- live arm, sound mechanics, good movement --- but can't seem to convert it to performance in a game? Most often, the ...

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