A growing number of baseball pitchers’ careers are ending before they have even begun. A slow motion video of Clayton Kershaw pitching demonstrates the strain that leaves as many as 49% of pitchers incurring elbow injuries.

Former Chicago Cubs pitching pro shares 13 tips for parents and coaches that could keep their young ball players out on the field. Injury prevention tips like the recommended rest periods, age appropriate pitching, and proper mechanics are just a few of the insightful tips discussed in this article.

Youth Pitching