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02
2020

Hitter Spotlight: JUCO Product

One doesn’t have to be a part of the JUCO scene to be familiar with the Johnson County Community College’s baseball program. However, if you are not familiar with the Cavaliers, here is a quick look at the tradition they have built in Overland Park, Kansas. It is no easy task to make it through a fa...

08
27
2020

Caught Looking: Articles of the Week — August 27

Here are three studies the R&D department at Driveline read this week: The relationship between pitch velocity and shoulder distraction force and elbow valgus torque in collegiate and high school pitchers One of the most common applications of biomechanics in pitching is finding metrics that are...

08
13
2020

Caught Looking: Articles of the Week — August 13

Here are three studies the R&D department at Driveline read this week: The Ulnar Collateral Ligament Responds To Stress In Professional Pitchers Injury prevention in baseball is often discussed in terms of mechanics and decreasing the load on the body, but understanding tissues’ mechanical prope...

08
12
2020

What is the Driveline Academy?

While this tweet by Joe Marsh is accurate, we should dig into the details. What follows is the first of several posts detailing the creation and the function of Driveline Academy 10U – 18U Youth Teams.  The Driveline Academy represents what we believe youth travel baseball should be, by focusi...

08
05
2020

Sharpening the EDGE: Moving EDGE into TRAQ

What is EDGE? In September of 2019, Driveline Baseball launched an analytics platform called EDGE. The idea behind EDGE was to take our most frequently used internal web-tools and provide them to coaches, players, and analysts publicly at an affordable price.  EDGE began with a series of web-tools t...

07
30
2020

Caught Looking: Articles of the Week – July 30

Here are three studies the R&D department at Driveline read this week: Neuromuscular Fatigue in Pitchers Across a Collegiate Baseball Season Understanding fatigue can help us better manipulate workload/training economy throughout a season or training program to maximize performance and athlete h...

07
26
2020

Visual Approach: Pre-pitch Gaze Behavior of Baseball Hitters

Hitting perception is often discussed in terms of ball flight tracking and reaction times. But something often ignored is the wealth of visual information available before the pitch is even released. The position of the pitcher’s glove, the way he breaks his hands, and the posture of his midsection...

07
14
2020

Why Driveline got a Biodex

If this is the first time seeing this video, it probably leaves you with a handful of unanswered questions: What is this machine? How did you discover it? What are you going to do with it? In this blog, we will answer those questions one at a time. What is this machine? The machine above is a Biodex...

07
12
2020

Hitter Spotlight: Aaron Takacs

After graduating from Montreat College, where he slashed .314/.437/.455 en route to capping off an impressive 4-year collegiate campaign , Aaron Takacs invested in himself and made the cross country trip from his hometown of Oviedo, FL, to Driveline Baseball in Seattle, WA.  “I found out about Drive...