Podcast: Going Deep into Pitch Development with SF Giants Brian Bannister

Today’s podcast is with Brian Bannister, Director of Pitching for the San Francisco Giants. Join us as we discuss a variety of topics including:

    • Developing pitchers in the minor leagues
    • Group think and baseball
    • Short Strengthening Cycle (SSC) and training pitchers
    • Muscle guys vs. tendon guys
    • What’s on the horizon for pitcher development and training

Brian played college baseball as a walk-on for USC, where he helped the Trojans to 2 College World Series in 2000 and 2001.  He was selected by the Mets in the 7th round of the 2003 MLB draft. His MLB career spanned 5 years from 2006-2010. In 2015, he joined the Boston Red Sox as Director of Pitching where he remained as Vice President of Pitching Development until leaving the to join the San Francisco Giants in December 2019.

Brian can be reached on Twitter: @RealBanny @ArtOfBaseball

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