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  Alex enters his second season as a Minor League Strength and Conditioning Coach with the Cincinnati Reds. He spent 2017 with the Billings Mustangs of the Pioneer League, a Reds Rookie Level affiliate, and will be with the Class A-Advanced Daytona Tortugas in the Florida State League for 2018. Prior to joining the...

Organization: Houston Astros Baseball Club Job Title: Strength and Conditioning Complex Intern Job Description: Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Assist Head Strength and Conditioning Coordinator and Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coordinator as needed with departmental projects, Assist Gulf...

Juan Rodriguez is currently the AZL Strength and Conditioning Coach and Latin American Liaison for the Milwaukee Brewers organization. Prior to joining the Brewers, Juan spent two years in the GCL with the Pittsburgh Pirates organization. He was the 2016 Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year in the GCL. Having...

Several epidemiologic reports on injury rates in MLB have been published in recent years. Each of these has provided valuable information on specific injuries to MLB players, such as the frequency of injuries to the shoulder, elbow, knee, back, etc., but none have addressed specific injury rates among minor league...

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...

Ty Hill just completed his 21 st year working in the field of strength and conditioning and his 21 st year in professional baseball including the last seven (2012-2018) as the Major League Strength and Conditioning Coach for the Miami Marlins. Hill’s career in professional baseball started in 1998 with his hometown...

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...

The number of annual hospital visits involving the drinks doubled from 2007 to 2011, the latest year for which data are available, according to a report by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. In 2011, there were 20,783 reported emergency room visits in which an energy drink was cited as the...

It seems in this day and age of keeping up with and surpassing the Jones’, people often believe doing more or having more makes you or the things around you better. That’s not always the case. Actually, more isn’t always better. Sometimes more is just more. Here are a couple of examples in a simplistic...

Sergio Rojas is currently the Latin American Strength & Conditioning Coordinator for the San Francisco Giants organization. He is from Southern California, raised in Corona, CA. He received his B.S. in Movement & Sports Science from University of La Verne in 2005. He received his Master’s in Physical Education from...