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Late Life: How Chien-Ming Wang Made It Back To The Big Leagues (Pt 3 of 3)

by Randy Sullivan
in blog
This is part 3 of 3 in a series about the resurgence of Taiwanese MLB superstar, Chien-Ming Wang. For part 1 Click Here For part 2 Click Here Chein-Ming Wang made the Royals 25-man roster out of camp. That’s the day the crisis hit. The day the club announced the news I got a call from Chien’s agent, Alan Chang.  “Chien’s shoulder started hurting after his last outing. He’s on a plane to Kansas City. He wants to know if you can fly there and help him.” On opening…

Late Life: How Chien-Ming Wang Made It Back To The Big Leagues (Part 2 Of 3)

by Randy Sullivan
in blog
This is part 2 of a 3 part series. To read part 1, CLICK HERE We earmarked the first 4 weeks for ability development – power building, mobility training, cleaning up his movement pattern and pushing velocity once per week. His throwing plan (6 days per week) included twice-weekly long toss, precision drill work, and one velo push day per week. Every aspect of his training plan during this phase — from warmup to throwing program, to weight training, scapular stability, training, yoga, and…

Late Life: How Chien-Ming Wang Made it Back To The MLB (Part 1 of 3)

by Randy Sullivan
in blog
Late Life. It’s the perfect title for a documentary by filmmaker, Frank Chen on rise, fall and resurgence of ex-Yankee Ace, Chien Ming Wang. It premier’s in LA on May 9th. I am honored to be a part of it. Here’s the trailer Chien had been a 19-game winner for 2 consecutive seasons with the New York Yankees and was runner-up for the AL Cy Young. But a baserunning injury and subsequent arm trouble had sent him tumbling through the minor leagues and all the way to Indy ball.  By…