Professional Baseball Strength & Conditioning


This episode of The PBSCCS Podcast is a group discussion on using Functional Range Conditioning (FRC) in professional baseball.



  • Al Sandoval (Texas Rangers organization)
  • Derek Mendoza (Seattle Mariners organization)
  • Trevor Swartz (Colorado Rockies organization)


Questions/topics covered in the episode:

  • Overall thoughts on Functional Range Conditioning
  • Biggest misconceptions about FRC
  • How to implement FRC in the professional baseball setting
  • Advice for others on implementing FRC and where to find more information
  • Must use drills



  • “It’s a tool in the toolbox, but it’s a tool that I use a lot more often than my other tools” – Derek Mendoza (3:28)
  • “Teaching people how to move their body like it was meant to be moved is huge” – Al Sandoval (34:55)
  • “Do them when you can, where you can” – Trevor Swartz (36:10)


If you would like to learn more from the guests on this episode, you can follow them on social media:



@alsando22 – Al Sandoval

@findyourprime – Derek Mendoza

@trevor_swartz9 – Trevor Swartz



@AlSandoval22 – Al Sandoval

@tswartz9 – Trevor Swartz


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