Professional Baseball Strength & Conditioning

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Dong Lien is from Winnipeg, Manitoba. He enters his 16th season in professional baseball with the Philadelphia Phillies. He is the Major League Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Sports Science from the University of Manitoba and earned his Master’s degree in...

This episode of The PBSCCS Podcast is a group discussion on in-season nutrition and supplementation (AAA and AA).   Speakers: Derek Mendoza (Seattle Mariners organization) Paul Howey (Atlanta Braves organization) RJ Guyer (Washington Nationals organization)   Questions/topics covered in this episode: Roles in the...

Nathan Friedman, CSCS, is a Minor League Strength and Conditioning Coach for the Arizona Diamondbacks. He is in his second season in professional baseball with the Dbacks. He has a BS in Kinesiology and MS in Sport and Exercise Psychology from Temple University. While enrolled at Temple, he worked six seasons with...

This episode of The PBSCCS Podcast is part two of a group discussion on speed training.   Speakers: Logan Byman (Pittsburgh Pirates organization) Adam Noel (Texas Rangers organization) Jordan Brown (Tampa Bay Rays organization)   Questions/topics covered in the episode: Continuing education resources Acceleration...

This episode of The PBSCCS Podcast is part one of a group discussion on speed training.   Speakers: Logan Byman (Pittsburgh Pirates organization) Adam Noel (Texas Rangers organization) Jordan Brown (Tampa Bay Rays organization)   Questions/topics covered in the episode: General discussion on speed training...

  Kyle Lindsey is in his third year with the Atlanta Braves organization, having served as the strength and conditioning coach for the Danville Braves in 2018 and the Gulf Coast League Braves in 2019. Before joining the Braves, Lindsey was an intern for Texas Christian University (2017-2018) and the University of...

  This episode of The PBSCCS Podcast is a group discussion on in-season recovery techniques.   Speakers: Logan Jones (Arizona Diamondbacks organization) Danny Escobar (LA Angels organization) Travis Roberson (Cleveland Indians organization)   Questions/topics covered in the episode: Overall thoughts on the importance...

  Group episodes were the big addition to the podcast in year three. The feedback has been very positive thus far, and we will continue to have more group episodes in the future. We will also be working to add sponsors to our podcast this year (with potential discount codes for listeners). In terms of the PBSCCS, we...

This episode of The PBSCCS Podcast is a group discussion on using Functional Range Conditioning (FRC) in professional baseball.   Speakers: Al Sandoval (Texas Rangers organization) Derek Mendoza (Seattle Mariners organization) Trevor Swartz (Colorado Rockies organization)   Questions/topics covered in the...

Eric Ortego just completed his 3rd season in the Cleveland Indians organization and is currently assigned to the Lynchburg Hillcats. Prior to joining the Indians organization, Eric was the Assistant Director of Strength and Conditioning at McNeese State University, where he was the head strength and conditioning...