“Do just once what others say you can't do, and you will never pay attention to their limitations again.”
― James Cook

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“You Could Never Be A Big League Pitching Coach”

Monday thru Friday at 7:00 am I run a class for current, former or projected professional pitchers. Some of the students have been in the big leagues. Others are minor leaguers who are looking to advance to the show, and some are college graduates who went undrafted and are trying to hook up with independent professional teams. All have the same dream--to make it to the show.   The class was full all winter, but now that the pro season has begun, and the extended spring training pitchers...

DJ Missile!!!!

Said goodbye to a new friend yesterday. Allow me to introduce you to DJ Mitchell. He has been training at The ARMory for the last 4 weeks.....every day....at 7:00 am.... DJ is a 26 year old professional baseball player. A right handed pitcher who played in the big leagues for the New York Yankees, he was named the Yankees 2011 minor league pitcher of the year and made his major league debut in June of 2012. In July of that same year, he was traded for this guy. Through a...

Dylan Barrow

This is Dylan Barrow from Plant City, Florida. 6'2",190 lbs. Dylan is currently sophomore at Santa Fe Community College in Gainesville, FL. He pitches at 92-94 mph with a breaking ball at 84 mph. He recently topped out at 96mph at a JUCO tournament. Here is his story: Dylan was a shortstop/third baseman on my son's Durant High School baseball team and had performed well enough to earn a scholarship to NCAA Division 2 St. Leo University, in Dade City, Florida. Except for a brief failed...

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