As the opening day of baseball is approaching, many may be excited. This article discusses a series of new rules specifically for coaches to comply with in order to allow pitchers more of a resting interval. The goal is to not only avoid over working the pitcher, but to reduce the occurrence of an injury. Tommy John Surgery is one of the most prevalent injuries among pitchers due to excess repetition and over working.
This article was recommended by Peak Performance athletic trainer for Hewlett High School, Michael Regan.