• Protecting Young Ams

    Your athlete's health is more important and one more strike, out, inning, or victory.

    1

    Educate

    Triangle Sports follows the pitching guidelines provided by MLB and USA Baseball's Pitch Smart program.

    2

    Monitor

    Pitch Smart's age-appropriate pitch count limits drive every team's pitching decisions.

    3

    Recover

    Pitch Smart's age-appropriate rest recommendations are paired with a proven recovery program from the Toronto Blue Jays.

  • Knowing the Risk Factors

    Understand how each of these factors increase the likelihood of injury.

    36x

    Pitching fatigued

    3.8x

    80+ Pitches in a game

    5x

    Pitching 8+ months in a year

    3.5x

    Pitching 100+ innings in a year

    2.7x

    Playing catcher and pitcher

  • Evidence of Overuse

    These stats lead to the ever-increasing number of Tommy John surgeries per year.

    45%

    Leagues without pitch counts or limits

    43.5%

    Pitchers that pitch on consecutive days

    30.4%

    Pitching on multiple teams w/ overlapping seasons

    19%

    Pitch multiple games in the same day

    13.2%

    Pitch competitively for 8+ months in a year

  • Pitch Count Limits & Required Rest

    Understand the workload limits we set for our pitchers to limit the likelihood of pitching with fatigue. Research has shown that pitch counts are the most accurate and effective means of doing so.

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