Professional Baseball Strength & Conditioning

Roles and Responsibilities

The rash of current injuries to the pitching elbow at the professional level is now probably just mirroring what we have seen in the younger age groups over the recent decade. Injury to the medial ulnar collateral ligament requiring reconstruction, or, more commonly known as “Tommy John” surgery, has hit hard the...

Although I came into pro ball with a lot of talent, it took me almost four years to approach my potential as a power pitcher. In my first season with the Angels, I was 19-16 with 39 starts, 20 complete games, an ERA of 2.28, 9 shutouts and 329 strikeouts in 284 innings. I had 17 games in which I struck out 10 or more...

It’s a great time to become a Strength and Conditioning Coach. The field of strength training is expanding in multiple directions, opening up new and exciting job opportunities in high schools, colleges and universities, graduate assistant positions, professional sports, performance facilities, and the military. And...