News flash for Sandy Alderson: pitching injuries are not inevitable. Neither is it so that every pitcher is on a time clock waiting for Tommy John surgery.
Further, flaws in pitching mechanics DO cause arm injuries and correcting flaws WILL prevent injuries.
But don’t take it from me — this is from the mouth of Dr. Glenn Fleisig, Research Director of American Sports Medicine Institute (ASMI) and the foremost expert on biomechanics of the baseball pitching motion.
Those were just a few of the topics covered in my discussion with Dr. Fleisig, which you can hear below:
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