If you’ve never heard me say this: I can’t stand 99.99% of all drills, especially hitting drills. Aside from the fact that drills are pretty much busy work, it can be very easy to get far too wrapped up in doing drills instead of remembering to just hit the baseball. Sometimes drills can be completely counter-productive, which is what I wanted to address today.
With the NFL combines wrapped up, I thought I’d share my thoughts on the whole production, and how ballplayers , coaches, and scouts can get caught up in the “combine numbers,” to the point where we forget what really counts: being able to play the game.
For about a week, Raul Ibanez was the poster boy for professional hitting. He said he just tried to get a good pitch to hit. What does that mean exactly? Here’s a list that explains it all…
It’s no secret that in post season baseball, the little things mean a lot. Game Two of the World Series proved just that, with the Giants covering the little things, and the Tigers taking them for granted.
I am tired of watching pitchers stand on the mound completely defenseless against baseballs hit back at them. The “old school” way of teaching pitchers of how to “finish” pitches, and become infielders after they release the baseball has go to go. Here’s how to protect yourself.