Joe Janish began MetsToday in 2005 to provide the unique perspective of a high-level player and coach -- he earned NCAA D-1 All-American honors as a catcher and coached several players who went on to play pro ball. As a result his posts often include mechanical evaluations, scout-like analysis, and opinions that go beyond the numbers. Follow Joe's baseball tips on Twitter at @onbaseball and at the On Baseball Google Plus page.
  1. mrtasan February 18, 2011 at 11:40 am
    i refuse to post on espn…

    the problem today isn’t with pitch count, but with pitching mechanics, which is why they’re forced into pitching counts.

    there’s no way in hell conditioning and sports health acumen is lower now than it was the the 1900s.

  2. mrtasan February 18, 2011 at 11:41 am
    to add to that…also proper preparation and repetition.