Friday, May 4, 2012

Selected Reading Material 5-3-12

The 8 Most Annoying Sports Parents by Kevin at Sports Dad Hub  -  Some familiar characters to watch out for here.

Roundtable: Is 155 Pitches Too Many? at ESPN Boston  -  A lengthy discussion about when to say when, in response to a recent high school game with very high pitch counts. I attended a game this season where a high schooler threw 120 pitches in a meaningless game, and it was uncomfortable to watch.

Youth Sports Are Expensive? by Rick Wolff  -  Yes, we all know youth sports cost money.


  1. There is so much contradictory advice out there for young pitchers and so much of that is based on speculation anyhow...
    I have been wondering: Where do you come down on long toss for young pitchers?

  2. I like long-toss for arm conditioning as long as it is done with good throwing mechanics and low throws/proper release point. Of course, this guy would disagree: