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For Baseball Players In The Offseason, Workouts Depend On Their Role | Big League Stew - Yahoo Sports

go!! alt='Marlins pitcher Steve Cishek is one of the relievers who works check this out out with Eric Cressey.(Getty Images)' /> You can't simply ask how external link a baseball player works out. You need to specify, at the very least, the player's position. And even then, it's not as simple as saying every player at a certain position should train the same way. A perfect example are relief pitchers and starting pitchers. While starters, especially those established in the major leagues, have the benefit of a routine and significant downtime during the season, relievers typically go into games not knowing if they'll be needed. "If [relief pitchers] expect their schedule to be neat and pretty, theyre never going to get the work in that they need," Eric Cressey said. Cressey is the offseason strength and conditioning coach for numerous major and minor league players including Cleveland Indians pitcher Corey Kluber and Miami Marlins closer Steve Cishek.
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