Look Who’s Headed To the Cape Cod League!

Congratulations to Joe Cinnella, son of PBI's Doug and Debbie Cinnella on joining the Brewster Whitecaps of the prestigious Cape Cod League. As you probably know from a previous post, Joe had spent the summer with the Ocean State Waves in the New England Collegiate Baseball League. Joe is … [Read more...]

Take A Little Off the Top and Add A Two-Seamer

What started out as a way for a college freshman pitcher to make a little spending money has turned into something FAR bigger. Joe Cinnella, son of PBI owner & president Doug Cinnella and his wife Debbie, started cutting his teammates' hair and things took off from there with teammates frequently … [Read more...]

PBI Pro Tips #32 – soft toss drill 1

Soft toss drills are a great way to work on your swing. Coming off of tee work, soft toss starts to incorporate a ball in flight and a hitter's timing. In this soft toss demonstration, PBI owner Doug Cinnella works with Seton Hall University Pirate Tyler Shedler-McAvoy on some of the basics of … [Read more...]

In Memory of Mike Sheppard Sr – Never Lose Your Hustle

Mike Sheppard Sr's coaching legacy at Seton Hall University was nothing short of legendary. In a 31-year span from 1973 to 2003, Mike's accomplishments included: 988 wins 28 winning seasons 27 postseason appearances 15 Big East Tournament appearances 12 NCAA Tournament berths … [Read more...]

PBI 12th Anniversary Battery Invitational Showcase

Each fall Professional Baseball Instruction invites college coaches, recruiters and professional scouts from around the area to come watch the area's top high school, junior college, college athletes looking to transfer and free-agent pitching and catching prospects work out for our Battery … [Read more...]

Former PBI Eagle Terrizzi Honored By NJAC

Professional Baseball Instruction congratulates former Eagles Baseball pitcher Brandon Terrizzi on being named Rookie Pitcher of the Week by the New Jersey Athletic Conference for his part an an 18-4 Rutgers-Newark opening-week win over Penn State-Abington on February 19. Making his first … [Read more...]

Happy 2017 From PBI

What are your baseball resolutions for the coming New Year? Here at Professional Baseball Instruction, we asked our players aging in range from 4th grade into college what theirs are for 2017. https://youtu.be/e33jHDtpn7w All of us here at PBI wish you a very Happy New Year and we look … [Read more...]

Jack Winters Available For Private Lessons At PBI

Professional Baseball Instruction welcomes Jack Winters back to our training facility in December and January for private lessons. A former full-time coach with PBI, Jack is currently the pitching coach at Centenary University where in 2016 his pitching staff led the Colonial States Athletic … [Read more...]

PBI Spotlight On…Ryan Remo

Seems like only yesterday that we were telling you about Ryan Remo who was then in between his junior and senior years at Mahwah High School. Following the end of his high school career, Ryan chose to take an offer from New York City's Fordham University. Used exclusively in relief in his first … [Read more...]

PBI Instructor Jack Winters Joins Centenary College Coaching Ranks

Professional Baseball Instruction is happy to announce that long-time PBI instructor Jack Winters has been added to the Centenary College (NJ) coaching staff for the 2016 season where he will serve as pitching coach. Jack began his career at River Dell High School where he threw a no-hitter in … [Read more...]