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Will Pitch For Food

There’s a recent article out there about a group of minor leaguers trying to take Major League Baseball to court for minimal wages and exploitation.  Apparently they believe they are underpaid and overworked and that the system has long been flawed by allowing the MLB to exploit young players with the hopes of getting to that pot of gold.  I ...

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Arm Sore After Pitching?

There are several factors that play a role in why arm soreness occurs in pitchers. Lets get a few out on the table before we talk about one important preventive measure we can take to help alleviate and hopefully eliminate the ache. Arm soreness may be caused by: – Making throws with an abbreviated throwing motion while playing other positions. ...

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Are You Pumped For Baseball?

 

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Which Region Has The Best Baseball?

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What Is Your Players Learning Method?

How a player accepts and responds to coaching commands will impact the rate at which he develops. In baseball, there are roughly three ways of communicating with players based on their personalities. They are easily remembered as Joke, Stroke, and Poke. Coaches can sometimes get stuck in their own “coaching style” which may work for players that speak that language ...

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Every Minor League Manager, Coach, and Trainer

Every minor league roster needs a supporting cast of characters. The managers, coaches, and trainers are the glue that keeps the team together for the long, long summer season. Below are some of the basic requirements for each staff member. Manager requirements Must be able to fully cross legs while tilting to one side. If you workout, over do it ...

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The Key To The Batter’s Box

Finding the “key to the batter’s box “ is a journey that only the most determined seekers will endure. The truth is that I can’t help you find them I can only tell you where to start your journey. Next time you’re at a college, minor or major league baseball game ask any member of the bullpen or dugout where ...

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I play well in practice but not in games?

Why do you if your a player, or your child if your a parent, do so well in practice but can’t carry it into the game? For many players, practice provides an opportunity to relax from the pressure to perform and just let loose with their skills. Players that thrive in a non-game atmosphere are usually focused on accomplishing small ...

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What To Know When Looking For A Private Baseball Instructor

4 Week Velocity

It’s a very good possibility that parents reading this article most likely did not receive personal, private, or individual instruction as a child. It is also unlikely that you ever took a speed and agility class or spent your school nights throwing weights around and downing supplements to increase your velocity, bat speed, or pop time.  In reality, when we look back it ...

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Pitching Misconceptions

Learn more about effective pitching by debunking these common misconceptions 1.  Pitch name vs. Pitch action. There can be a big discrepancy between the name of a pitch and its actual intended action.  For instance, a “sinker” is the same as a two seam fastball.  When thrown properly, a two seam fastball will tail and tilt downward as it reaches ...

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