Monthly Archives: August 2010

Aug 29

Arm Speed And Extension

By Dan Blewett | Pitching

I’ll share a story about something that helped me recently. I hadn’t been able to long toss much this summer because of the rigors of the starting rotation. When we had nearly a whole month without a day off, 4 days in between starts was too little rest to drain my arm with long toss. […]

Aug 28

We Bodies Weary

By Dan Blewett | Pitching

It’s 4:33 in the morning and I’m on a bus, singing Bob Dylan to myself amongst a crowd of sleeping ballplayers. I don’t know why I feel compelled to sing the tunes of the old poet at this hour, but it’s soothing, and I’m fighting the wearies at a very early hour. After all, we […]

Aug 24

Oh, The Poor Pitches I’ve Thrown

By Dan Blewett | Pitching

The season is winding down, which means I’m now spending a lot of my spare time reflecting on how I’ve done, how I could have done better, and how I intend on improving for next season. I’ve thrown more good pitches than bad, but success doesn’t inspire the need to change; rather, looking back at […]