National Programs

An earlier post (cite) presented a review of the risk factors associated with arm injuries in pitchers. The purpose of this post is to present the age-appropriate Pitch Smart Program Guidelines for youth and adolescent pitchers. Included in these guidelines are age-appropriate recommendations for days of rest after...

In 2014, USA Baseball and MLB teamed up to establish Pitch Smart, a series of practical, age-appropriate guidelines to help parents, players and coaches avoid overuse injuries and foster long, healthy careers for pitchers.  A primary goal of the Pitch Smart program was to help young players reduce arm injuries by...

Professional, collegiate, high school and youth league coaches and parents may know a lot about USA Baseball, but there is also a great deal of information that they may not know. Most may know, for example, that USA Baseball is the National Governing Body for amateur baseball in the United States. We represent the...

On a baseball field, deep in the South American countryside, lies a place where MLB hopes to discover a new talent pool in its effort to expand the game. This is not the Dominican or Venezuelan power houses that initially come to mind, but Brazil, a country previously only thought of for its world-renowned soccer. It...