Former successful pitching coach at Heartland Community College, Josh Kauten has stepped down from his official coaching duties at Heartland to focus on his growing family. He has not given up on coaching entirely, however, as he has launched K’s Academy in Bloomington/Normal, Illinois. Consider Coach Kauten our Pitching Coach in Residence. He will occasionally
This week we’re visiting with former MLB pitcher and first round draft pick of the Chicago White Sox, Jim Parque. Jim is currently with the company he founded in 2004, Big League Edge, in Auburn, Washington. Jim grew up in Southern California and fell in love with baseball at a very early age. He had
With hires like this one, it can’t be long until the Chicago Cubs are playing in October. Okay, some wishful HOPING on this Cub fan’s part, but there’s no doubt that the Cubs’ front office has their mind right when they brought Derek Johnson aboard as the director of minor league pitching for the organization.
Fergie Jenkins used to say that a pitcher’s best friend is a double play. I always said that a pitcher’s best friend is strike one. Our guest today appears to love strikes more than anyone I’ve ever met. Josh Kauten will readily admit that he didn’t quite get it himself while in college, but he’s