Andrew McKirahan, a LHP, was drafted by the Chicago Cubs in 2011. He played in the Marlins, Braves, and Reds organizations. He is currently finishing his degree in Kinesiology at the University of Texas Austin.
Mason Thompson was a 3rd round draft pick for the San Diego Padres. He shares a bit about his journey from getting Tommy John to being a highly regarded prospect. This spring he is sitting up to 97 mph with 4 top quality pitchers. Mason was born and lives in Round Rock, TX. You can […]
Your child takes the mound. The winning run is at the plate. You feel your chest tighten, hands beginning to sweat, as if they are pitching in the final game of the world series. They throw their first pitch…ball one. The pitch is high and outside. You shout out to them. Hoping your words will just […]
And it’s not a ball! Are you looking for a drill that can improve your kid’s throwing motions? A pitcher, infielder or outfielder; they all need to have clean motions to get the best results. Throwing is a complex, dynamic, explosive movement through positions that can cause serious injury if not done correctly! The time to start cleaning up their motions […]
We hear about this type of player all the time… Lil 10 yr old Johnny finishes “warming up”…(which is a post topic for another day)… and Dad squats down behind the plate. Johnny is just about ready to begin his delivery and then you hear it. That, all too familiar coaching cue… “HIT THE GLOVE!” […]