Will Jarrod Parker Need a Third Tommy John Surgery?

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THE FIX SEASON 2 EPISODE 12

Two injuries are discussed in depth by Joe Janish and baseball pitching motion expert Angel Borrelli. First, the broken elbow suffered by Oakland Athletics pitcher Jarrod Parker, who was rehabbing from his second Tommy John surgery. Second, Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Drew Smyly‘s shoulder injury — Angel goes into detail to explain a labrum tear and how the role of the labrum and shoulder in the pitching motion. Finally, Angel offeres two baseball pitching velocity tips; the first involving the wrist, the second focused on the importance of the glove arm and how it controls rotation. Refer to photos below that illustrate the tips described.

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Joe Janish has been coaching baseball for 20+ years, and playing for 30+. He was a D-1 ABCA All-American catcher in 1992, when he finished in the top 15 in the nation in hitting. He also coached at the D-1 level, and currently provides private instruction to serious baseball players in the NY/NJ/PA area.
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  1. Reply Jarrod Parker Injures Elbow AGAIN March 13, 2016 at 1:52 pm

    […] has nothing to do with luck. Last year, pitching motion expert Angel Borrelli spoke at length about Jarrod Parker’s mechanical flaws in this podcast. We’ll get into more detail about Parker, how could have corrected his issues, and whether he […]

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