VIDEO: Carlos Pena explains hitting mechanics through “Effective Velocity”

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Former major league slugger Carlos Pena joined MLB Network as a studio analyst in December. He recently did a segment for MLB Tonight about hitting mechanics using Perry Husband’s concept of “Effective Velocity.” I guarantee you’ll learn something:

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Pena is a natural at this TV thing. Hope to see a lot more of him and more cool stuff like this in the future.

If you want to learn more about “Effective Velocity,” read this excellent piece by Jason Turbow of SBNation.com.