Re: Bob Ojeda and his left arm
Originally Posted by CySeymour
I would say most youth coaches really don't know proper pitching mechanics. And even if they do, there are many dads who mess with what they teach the kids when throwing in the back yard. And at the high school level, many coaches are more concerned with winning titles then making sure the kids can move on to the next level with a healthy arm.
Add college coaches to that as well. Pitchers are abused at nearly every level of competition. Truth is, throwing a baseball repeatedly is not a natural motion and causes a lot of wear and tear.
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