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May 2014
Browsing Archive May, 2014

Is Relief Pitching Riskier Than Starting?

THE FIX EPISODE #11

Sport kinesiologist Angel Borrelli and baseball coach / blogger Joe Janish discuss Matt Harvey‘s return from Tommy John surgery, rehab from TJ surgery in general, Mets pitcher Jenrry Mejia concern for hurting his arm as a reliever, and a pitching myth espoused by Zack Greinke, but busted by the scientist.

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How Pitching Mechanics Flaws Lead To Tommy John Surgery

THE FIX EPISODE #10

Will you blow out your elbow and need Tommy John surgery? There are certain styles of mechanics that leave a pitcher more vulnerable to a UCL breakdown, if one knows how to connect the dots between mechanics and stress to the joints. Sport kinesiologist Angel Borrelli and baseball coach/blogger Joe Janish pinpoint some of the mechanical risk factors associated with elbow injuries that can be easily identified by the as-yet-unheard group of sport professionals that actually study body movement and apply their knowledge to the pitching motion.

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Takeaways From The Pitching Dilemma

THE FIX EPISODE #9

Sport kinesiologist Angel Borrelli and baseball coach / blogger Joe Janish react to MLB Network’s airing of “Roundtable: The Pitching Dilemma,” during which a panel of surgeons, former MLB pitchers, and coaches presented theories on the recent rash of pitching injuries. Angel and Joe identify the main takeaways from the broadcast and discuss how issues can be fixed and pitchers and coaches can move forward.

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Pitch Counts and Recovery: What Every Baseball Coach, Pitcher, and Parent Should Know

THE FIX EPISODDE #8

Baseball coach/blogger and pitching mechanics expert / sport kinesiologist Angel Borrelli discuss the importance of recovery for a baseball pitcher. Toward that end, Angel goes in detail to explain the meaning, and best use of, pitch counts. This is an episode that every pitcher, baseball coach, and parent should hear.

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