Meet Brandon McDaniel, the Director of Athletic Development for the Los Angeles Dodgers. This is the individual who is in charge of managing the health of the players. Indeed, he is responsible for keeping the players we all love to watch on the field for the long grind of a baseball season.
For this, we owe this man much gratitude. While there isn’t a ton of X’s and O’s talk in the sport of baseball, this is that wholesome baseball talk that certain crowds may have a passion for or find interesting.
Particularly for me, I have heard a lot of players talk about the mental and physical grind that a season takes on them and their teammates. Therefore, McDaniel did a nice job of providing a snapshot of how the Dodgers manage this as an organization. For the full Facebook live video, have a watch below. Let’s check out what McDaniel had to say about keeping the Dodgers’ players healthy.
First off, McDaniel talks about how the organization goes about preparing their players for the long grind of a 162-game season.
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