From The Journal News:
Under Eiland, every Yankees starter (except veteran Mike Mussina) will throw twice in the bullpen between starts. The second session will be shorter and focused on maintaining good mechanics.
It's the same program the Yankees use in the minor leagues. Andy Pettitte has been doing it for several years.
Eiland also has stressed throwing strikes and getting ahead. That's certainly nothing new. But Eiland has his point backed up by reams of statistics that show his pitchers how much trouble certain counts give them.The early returns have been discouraging, and if this was football we'd be nearly half way through the season. Thankfully, this is baseball and we've got 157 more chances to right the ship.