cheap actos uk medicine cheapest flovent amoxicillin powder for oral suspension colchicine prescription medicine can you buy mifepristone in the uk diabetes medication metformin hcl ordering cialis professional on line viagra over the counter uk 2010 canadian glyburide dosage and administration side effects on women taking viagra us pharmacy online finax luvox buy without effects of propecia on fetus aspirin non perscription countries valtrex dosage primary outbreak is it safe to buy prescription drugs in mexico how to get off celexa safely book review buy carafate on line is forzest a prescription drug erythromycin better than amoxicillin best place to buy rhinocort generic for pariet punbb hosting forums kosovarja viewtopic ampicillin otc venda alli internet compare prescription atarax dose dogs blue pill m on one side 100 on other buy motrin astrailia beipackzettel atacand 16 mg tabletten where to buy nolvadex online uk finax delivery uk generic bystolic cost discount diltiazem online chemist no prescription indian pharmaceutical alliance dilip shah weight gain after getting off depo provera does differin work overnight generic pills for xenical topamax dosage cost of crestor at cvs metformin prescription uk where aleve motrin order liquid prednisone dosage for children chloroquine plus proguanil prices comprar benemid portugal lean promethazine prices is it safe to order dostinex where is nexium made how to discontinue use of coumadin zoloft during pregnancy lawsuit duo boots promo code omnicef tablets from buy tadacip coupons what does digoxin dose generic drug name lipitor list of canadian drug companies purchasing aspirin online uk cozaar online in us moduretic max dose prednisone dosage for children with croup skin care products after accutane hyaluronic acid tablets uses femara cheapest rate canada fluoxetine tablets online rumalaya now co uk suprax express canada ventolin hfa aer glax private canadian health-care insurance for their stay in canada overseas pharmacy no prescription bystolic order asthma inhaler online donde puedo comprar tarjetas de xbox live gold what is amoxil forte buy alesse online canada drugstore strattera dosage chart for children asacol and canadian pharmacy canadian health and care mall scams order levaquin buy seroxat how to import lipitor keflex online no prescription canada buy cheap advair diskus generic online zoloft alcohol hangover can i order triamterene online ordering isoptin canada fungsi metronidazole levitra plus drugs where can i buy nitroglycerin ointment without order acticin 30g cheap plavix clopidogrel ondansetron hcl+online+pharmacy buy nitroglycerin 40 toprol xl in the uk buy tenormin online us no prescription ophthacare online pharmacy uk wellbutrin xl side effects hair loss aciclovir fast uk best generic exelon sites zoloft cost australia how long does it take for synthroid to cause weight loss indian buy alesse ovral l risperdal quicklet cmi kamagra delivery ireland from where i can buy viagra in delhi what is avapro used to treat over the counter viagra in stores tretinoin gel paypal order benicar from canada buy generic aspirin purchase probalan pills where to buy levothyroxine online in uk generic imitrex online pharmacy uk low coreg high blood pressure learn provera 20 mg daily is there a shortage of depakote cheap generic uroxatral erythromycin medicine effects imitrex side effects uk decadron syrup side effects doxazosin refill pack order skelaxin in can you buy doxycycline cambodia order adderall rx online flagyl pills used generic vasotec uk paypal where to buy reminyl drugs online what is tadalis mg used to treat pariet costo tadalafil kaufen plavix medication on line purchase benzaclin buy provera online no prescription purinethol reviews for men ephedraxin no prescription canada buy brand cafergot clozaril no prescription canada bactroban ointment over the counter australia buy viagra in melbourne sertralina bula medicamento ampicillin from usa compazine mg tablet order vytorin tablets celexa 40 mg canada didronel shortage purchase tretinoin online generic for zestril finasteride use canine viagra soft generico online strattera legal status uk nitrofurantoin medicine children buy rumalaya with e check evista coupon code buy dutas online india what is trileptal speman online sales bactrim acne medicine prednisolone acetate 1 price purchase renagel online legal to buy buspar lamictal online no prescription kamagra gold on line for sale no script torsemide side effects long term use zyprexa cost in canada lowest priced acticin pictures of furosemide pills atarax comprimidos propiedades cheap houses to buy liverpool canadian pharmacy online glucotrol inderal over counter uk promethazine buy canada pharmacy mexico finax can you take depakote to get high how to get levlen in australia generic zyprexa available what does digoxin toxicity look like mircette medicine hyaluronic acid maximum dosage flagyl online usa safe prednisone dosage for dogs mail order generic tretinoin 0,05 paroxetine generic prozac best sex enhancement drugs in india esomeprazole no presciption diabecon pills sweat is valtrex available on line in canada levitra super active tablets us online fgr 100 mp pill where to buy zanaflex online usa erythromycin drug class the online drugstore zyprexa eldepryl online store prescription free viagra canada lexapro buy on line cialis vs viagra en espanol levitra eulexin on the internet terramycin mg price mail-order sominex hydrea without insurance tegretol ordering no prescription buy zenegra next day synthroid canada pharmacy where to buy amitriptyline 10mg generic finast uk paypal how to order diabecon best site to buy lotensin what are the side effects of taking claritin d buy lithium new zealand online nolvadex over the counter uk no rx flovent online buy cipro 500 mg famvir to buy in australia what does phenergan tablets treat best pomegranate juice uk is seroquel better than zyprexa cheap pillsbury atta will generic celebrex available us what is the cost of ciprofloxacin purchase generic retin-a 0,05 reputable pharmacy in canada omifin clomifeno tabletas 50 mg reviews on aciclovir order zetia online uk buy unisom hong kong orlistat generic pariet pharmacy online side effects of wellbutrin xl lesofat orlistat price philippines boots pharmacy manchester piccadilly seroflo online forum comprar adoair effexor xr next day shipping prednisolone shop net micronase no prescription reviews bayer baby aspirin pharmacy technician online canada buy provera pills in the uk crestor dosage vs lipitor order acivir pills overnight rx zebeta order is ventolin available over the counter purchase desyrel cymbalta shortage buy nexium without presciption what is colchicine made of beconase aq discount medications zestoretic mg buy retin-a 0,05 online in us can metformin get you high purchase acai berry acheter batterie lithium ion does boots sell viagra over the counter drugstore dosage of clonidine for children is it safe to order levitra plus cialis 10 mg coupon what is dostinex pills used for bayer india annual report 2010 how many tablets of cytotec for abortion elocon salep bayi where do i suhagra in canada cheap generic dutas viagra se puede tomar todos los dias research grade keppra zyrtec dosage side effects of asacol hd how to import singulair reviews forum generic propecia generic glucophage xr extended release finax discontinued diclofenaco cinfa side effects benadryl medicine children buy valtrex singapore capoten dose remeron now cialis generika paypal imitrex nasal spray rx list differin prices cvs crestor sublingual dosage cipla ltd patalganga panvel cheap trileptal cialis tadalafila lilly propecia online singapore natural viagra substitutes for women buying alphagan in manchester piroxicam tablets 20mg cialis jelly daily use reviews cheap pamelor buy online rogaine 2 discount voucher suppliers of aldactone in us buy trimox online without prescription what is metoprolol what are the side effects of minocycline 50 mg cialis soft birth control online us amitriptyline sleep apnea buy xenical online australia what does erexor what is citalopram hydrobromide generic for acivir pills mg buy original promethazine online buy lotensin cheap hytrin pharmacy prices list buy phentermine tablets zyprexa 40 mg pharmacy brand cialis on line for sale no script aristocort generic name top rated drugs for anxiety and depression voveran sr suppositories buy viagra online canadian pharmacy reviews effexor xr free shipping antabuse prescription information short term high dose prednisone side effects permethrin liquid cream rinse amaryl to buy in the usa without a prescription sertralina emagrece dosagem generic cialis kopen cheap viagra sale uk norvasc 10 mg twice daily glucotrol xl half life pyridium by mail buying famvir for dogs anafranil shortage bentyl dosage for ibs keflex dose for uti in pregnancy aleve dose strength low cost zithromax order cialis canada +domperidone without a prescription antifludes pediatrico para la tos mail order generic coreg buy amoxicillin uk no prescription zoloft buy online uk order proscar uk 100 floors level 92 aspirin cost nhs generic inderal switzerland medicine ampicillin tr how to by apcalis sx online comprar synthroid portugal suhagra for sale australia safe buy atorlip-5 online what works better than alli purchase nitroglycerin kwikmed coupon free shipping good viagra tablets in india best diet pills on the market pharmacy that sells paxil propecia women side effects where to get mentats in new vegas florida imuran generic remeron cost can i use makeup while on accutane acivir pills coupons etodolac online shipping generic of protonix acid teva precipitated calcium carbonate price in india cytotec for sale in davao city indian generics online olanzapine buy renagel paypal accepted dulcolax canadian pharmacy buy brand advair diskus without rx fast tenormin delivery what is vardenafil use for pariet rxlist clonidine reviews for men bactroban drugstore.com generic viagra overnight no prescription cheap generic baclofen toradol order in the us pyridium medication online voveran delivery london order nolvadex pill brand advair diskus in canada buy shuddha guggulu online no prescription us buy revia patch adalat nifedipine pregnancy propranolol and diet pills where can i get evista citalopram overdose long term effects blopress 50mg tablets pharmacy pills we accept echeck canadian pharmacy benemid trental retard draje 400 mg 20 dr vendita viagra in contrassegno alli medication weight loss purchase viagra sublingual pills where to purchase purim online diclofenac overnight delivery tesco pharmacy opening times northampton average cost of asacol himcolin reviews for men buy generic nexium no prescription alliance of states with prescription drug monitoring programs ortho tri-cyclen buy online ireland order proscar online no presctiption epivir-hbv reviews furosemide buy online india amaryl canada vermox how to buy best price for real dipyridamole generic prednisone canada viagra super active for purchase claritin ingredients children common blood pressure medication uk what over the counter drugs can you take with lithium zyloprim pas cher buy cheap keppra which uk site to buy keftab discount canadian pharmacy sarafem order doxycycline pill where amaryl patients sustiva limited india otc viagra alternative noperscriptionmeds coumadin alcohol dangers innopran xl mg tablet top 10 online wellbutrin sr sites nolvadex shop uk cymbalta medicine for depression my pham tenamyd canada co tot khong purchase viagra soft in canada zestoretic online order cheap pills buy bentyl online irritable allopurinol fda approved to buy without prescription buy cheap haldol pills bactrim ds dosage for uti fosamax no prescription canada xeloda refills why has lexapro been discontinued genuine zebeta best price flonase online no prescription where to order xanax online no prescription roxithromycin pills online in the usa can you get zyrtec d over the counter etodolac woldwide shipping compazine ships from india comprar viagra em portugal what are the side effects of augmentin duo evecare online billig viagra professional online kaufen what is the cost of januvia vet meds with no prescription methotrexate for sale to buy roxithromycin in uk orlistat reviews 120mg plendil on line for sale no script what is propranolol mg used to treat buy nitrofurantoin online with mastercard how much does cymbalta cost at target amaryl women buy trental 400 mg uses deutschland online pharma universities offering masters in pharmacy in canada maximum dose of topamax for migraines purchase antabuse on line in mexico accutane to buy zyloprim 10 mg cheapest place get claritin liquid toradol review use xenical coupon online cheapest himcocid tablets uk lantus solostar needles patient assistance benicar sale water retention pills gnc does zanaflex cause weight gain tofranil dosage too high discover the world generic eulexin usa pharmacy safe place order chloroquine midamor from europe missed mircette pills allopurinol no prescription compare prices forum baclofene aubes amaryl prices at costco does zocor make you gain weight where purchase phexin uk buy lexapro without prescription avodart overseas no prescription zovirax cream ordering bactrim on line where can you buy viagra prescription herbal viagra for sale in ireland does a low dose of seroquel cause weight gain citalopram cost at walmart purchase leukeran pills best site get advair diskus price of augmentin 625mg in india nexium cheap no prescription chloroquine discount blopress nebenwirkungen harndrang tamoxifen on line purchase norvasc reviews side effects when to take omeprazole buy minocin online billig yasmin online kaufen genuine alli prandin cost in canada minocin online pharmacy uk order pharmacy cheap diovan comprar aciphex en argentina midamor cost uk pharmaceutical wholesalers distributors diclofenac gel legal in england what does augmentin tablet look like liv medication where to buy alli online cheap over the counter pills to help get pregnant buy finax greece best site to buy cafergot can i make trileptal pyridium 100 mg dosis seroflo brands india list of tesco stores selling rosuvastatin procardia 10 mg cost bupropion in croatia can acai berry cause weight gain what does yasmin mean in persian buy albendazole new zealand online aristocort echeck buy cialis soft in usa feldene gel wiki abortion pills cytotec misoprostol buy freshwater fish online australia stromectol in usa depakote and allergy medicine difference between tamoxifen and raloxifene prograf sold over counter who makes viagra professional cost comparison generic plendil online generic wellbutrin sr paypal getting moduretic in australia pharmacies amitriptyline online no prescription needed order best price for acivir pills urispas mg buy la pastilla redustat sirve can you get brahmi is citalopram prescription only what is red ginseng tea good for olanzapine overdose emedicine actos on line no script zebeta australia price what happens when you take viagra and drink alcohol nifedipine and grapefruit buy indocin india cytotec best price cost of viagra in ireland finasteride cost ireland cheapest geriforte syrup what is singulair drugs natural alternative to prednisone for dogs stromectol uk online sandoz bupropion side effects buy accutane cheap online prescription vente de tamoxifen au quebec much does prescription orlistat cost para que se usa provera order snovitra super power which uk site to buy cefixime dapoxetine for sale philippines avapro purchase in canada no prescription nymphomax lowest price fluoxetine purchase cheap pain meds no prescription venlor pill shop discount code do i need a prescription for medrol buy combivent us plavix periactin dosage for weight gain where to get styplon pct what are antibiotics prescribed for desi tashan veera star plus colospa cost in canada
Home

Like Shoot to Thrill - An AC/DC Tribute on Facebook!

An authentic tribute of AC/DC that covers the best of the Bon Scott era and the best of Brian Johnson's material

Who's Online?

We have 952 guests online

Atom RSS

Kazmir, Mulder Reconnect With Rick Peterson to Get Pitching Delivery Back in Form PDF Print E-mail
User Rating: / 7
PoorBest 
Articles & Opinion
Written by Gary Armida   
Monday, 31 August 2009 07:54

Rick PetersonIn baseball, once a player or coach moves on to a different organization, that usually spells the end of the player/coach relationship. When Rick Peterson’s cell phone rang one June day, he was surprised to hear Scott Kazmir’s voice. Kazmir, the former Mets prospect who was traded to the Tampa Bay Rays reached out to his former pitching coach for help to regain his delivery that allowed him to dominate the 2008 season. Just a few weeks later, Peterson’s phone rang again. This time, it was Mark Mulder looking for Peterson’s assistance following major shoulder surgery. Why would two pitchers reach out to their former pitching coach? More importantly, why would the Tampa Bay Rays endorse the deal? The simple answer is that Rick Peterson’s methodology works. The implications of his methodology are starting to reach more than just Major Leaguers.

The Methodology Summarized

Peterson’s style as an Instructor of Pitching is exceptionally thorough. It led to the creation of what he calls The Peak Performance Triangle. The triangle shows the areas of importance—conditioning, pitching skills, and performance behaviors. Peterson believes that each area intersects with the other. “They all relate and need each other. In order to avoid injury and achieve his peak performance, a pitcher must be conditioned to perform the act of throwing a baseball at least 100 times a game," Peterson said. "But, he also has to have the skills to do it properly each time which means having the mental toughness to focus on each pitch.” That latter point is often ignored in professional sports, but as seen in so many cases, a pitcher must have mental toughness in order to achieve sustained success.

At the heart of Peterson’s program is biomechanics. Biomechanics is defined as the science of the internal and external forces acting on the human body and the effects produced by these forces. For pitchers, biomechanics is paramount for sustained health considering the violent nature of pitching. Peterson believes that all pitchers should have a biomechanical analysis in order to spot red warning flags in their deliveries. Peterson prefers to utilize the analysis standards developed by the famed Dr. James Andrews of the American Sports Medicine Institute (ASMI). Peterson brought over 80 pitchers to the lab while coaching and it’s one of the main reasons his pitchers have stayed healthy while under his tutelage.

Select Read More to see more about Scott Kazmir and Mark Mulder working with Rick Peterson

Kazmir Reaches Out

In nine starts to begin the 2009 season, it was evident that something was wrong with Scott Kazmir. He had a 7.69 ERA, a 1.95 WHIP, and had given been touched up by opposing hitters to the tune of .302/.382/.504. The Rays placed him on the disabled list with a strained quadriceps. However, there was a bit more to it as Kazmir struggled with his delivery for the second half of the 2008 season and into the post season. His early season struggles showed some decreased velocity (his fastball averaged 88 MPH during last start before landing on the disabled list) and a complete lack of control. Kazmir turned to his former pitching coach for help. But, first, Peterson wanted to make sure that the Tampa Bay Rays were on the same page. “It was important to me that the Rays organization was onboard with this. They not only approved it, but they endorsed it”, says Peterson.

Step one was to get Scott Kazmir to Alabama to visit ASMI for a biomechanical evaluation. “The first step was to have Scott return to lab. We had a baseline from 2004 when he came with me with the Mets. We did a comparison which is model of 3P Sports program. When got the analysis back, a few measurements were now out of range. So we individualized his routine to get him back into his good habits”, explains Peterson. In other words, Kazmir’s delivery had changed at some point, causing him to lose velocity, lose the strike zone, and, most importantly, cause health issues.

Once the analysis was complete, Peterson and Kazmir got together in New Jersey at a high school baseball field. There, Peterson went back to basics, doing shadow drills (going through the delivery without a baseball) and long toss. They were to meet in the New York City the following day for session two. “I thought we’d meet at a park, but then I thought if someone recognized us. Could you imagine someone seeing Scott and I having a catch in the park?” Peterson asks with a laugh.

“Scott had some flexibility issues in his lower extremities so we ended up in a Yoga studio. Then, we went outside and long-tossed from 300 feet with our eyes closed. With your eyes closed, you feel the movements of your body better. After, we went through routines of how to throw a changeup. Scott needs his changeup and needs to throw it often. The difference was immediate. Scott even said he felt his power again”, describes Peterson.

With those workouts and armed with his Peterson routine, Scott Kazmir went back to the Rays. The difference was noticeable. Suddenly, he was back to throwing in the mid-90’s. Peterson describes a conversation with Rays’ General Manager Andrew Friedman, “Andrew was stunned. He said Scott gain three miles per hour on his fastball in his first bullpen back.”

Yes, the velocity is back as well as well as a plan when pitching. In his last start against the Blue Jays, Kazmir’s fastball averaged 93 miles per hour. He also threw 15 changeups which is 11 more than he did during his final start before going on the disabled list. His stuff is back, his delivery is more consistent. The results are coming.

Since working with Peterson, Kazmir has made 11 starts. In those 11 starts, he has thrown 60.1 innings, allowed 61 hits, 34 runs, 21 walks, and 56 strikeouts with a 5.07 ERA and a 1.359 WHIP. More importantly, he has started to dominate hitters again as opposing hitters have hit just .239/.313/.374. He’s still working his way back, but his last three starts (against Toronto, Texas, and Toronto again), he is 2-0, having thrown 19.2 innings, allowing 14 hits, 6 walks, 7 runs, and 21 strikeouts.

Mulder Calls

When a baseball fan hears that Mark Mulder called Rick Peterson for help, they may just attribute that to being a rumor. Of the famed Oakland A’s big three, Mulder was characterized as the one least enamored with Peterson’s program. His success under Peterson’s watch as a young pitcher was evident as he had a 49-25 record with a 3.51 ERA. As a 21 year old, Mulder finished second in the Cy Young Award voting and won 21 games. He went on to have a consistent three seasons when Peterson left for New York, but he had major shoulder surgery in 2007 and struggled to comeback in 2008. While needing time to continue his rehabilitation and still not ready to throw, Mulder reached out to Peterson.

“With Mark, the process is a bit different. He’s coming off of major surgery and he altered his delivery for so long to compensate for that pain. He is literally going through the process of learning how to pitch all over again”, explains Peterson. The two continue to work together as Mulder has spent some time working with Peterson in New Jersey, continuing his work at home, and then coming back for more one-on-one time with Peterson. The program is individualized to Mulder, using his baseline analysis from his days in Oakland as a comparison to what his delivery is like now.

The results are coming.

“There are times when Mark throws a bullpen and he is electric. It’s now a matter of consistency. Scott wasn’t out of his habits for too long. Mark has a longer road to go. He’s almost there. When he’s ready, I am confident that he will get back to a high level of performance.”

The fact that Kazmir and Mulder have returned to Peterson says quite a bit about Peterson’s program. In a result driven world, the results are clear. Mark Mulder is close to coming back in top form from major surgery only after working with Peterson. Scott Kazmir regained his velocity in a matter of days when working with Peterson. His last three starts have been so positive that the Los Angeles Angels, a team in first place and with serious World Series aspirations, traded three prospects to Tampa Bay for his services in order to bolster their rotation for the playoffs. Clearly, Rick Peterson’s program, the basis of his 3P Sports Pitching Program, gets results.

3P Sports

The work Coach Peterson has done recently comes at the same time his 3P Sports Peak Performance Pitching Program continues to gain momentum within the amateur pitching market.  You can learn more at the Live Preview, or visit www.3PSports.com.


OTHER NEWS FROM THE BUSINESS OF SPORTS NETWORK

(THE BIZ OF HOCKEY)

(THE BIZ OF FOOTBALL)

(THE BIZ OF BASKETBALL)


Gary Armida is a contributor to The Biz of Baseball. He is the President and Executive Editor of FullCountPitch Media, LLC. To read more of his work or to contact him, visit his personal website, fullcountpitch.com.

 
 
Banner

Poll

Should MLB Force Jeffery Loria to Sell the Marlins?