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Scouts, Recruiters and Coaches - Advice and Info

Discussions, and information sharing from those who evaluate players.....HS to the Pros. Do you know of a showcase or try-out camp? Any info that may help to get to the next level?

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Comment by Bill Stanton on April 10, 2014 at 12:10am

In response to all of the defensive shifts that MLB teams are now using, Harold Reynolds from MLB Network said that "MLB teams are playing college baseball in the big leagues taking away instincts from the players."  
He felt that the need for these shifts is because so many infielders in MLB today lack range and athleticism.

Do you agree?

Comment by Del Pittman on December 28, 2013 at 11:32am

Thanks guys. I don't know this person...only by first name via print. He called me out on a Scouts VS Player (Pitchers in particular) Development comment I made on my baseball blog. I'm assuming he must be a wannabe lawyer or wannabe something. Maybe he wants to help represent A-Rod. Did I just say that out loud? My bad.

Comment by Kip Gross on December 28, 2013 at 10:58am
Del, I could be wrong about today's baseball but in the past mlb was covered by an Anti-Trust Exemption which was in place so players and teams could not sue each other and all the rules were held within. Otherwise there would be lawsuits galore.
Comment by Bill Stanton on December 28, 2013 at 10:27am
Del- I see zero truth to that statement. Who said that?
When an MLB team comes up for sale, billionaires line up for the chance to buy it. Look at the Dodgers sale. Owning a professional sports team is the ultimate status symbol.
As far as the injury lawsuit goes, it hasn't happened yet to my knowledge. I think most players know that if you try a move like that you better win the lawsuit because you'll never play in MLB again.
Comment by Del Pittman on December 27, 2013 at 9:09pm
How much truth is there to this? Caveat: I was remediated as to why 50% of MLB starting pitchers are injured in a season. Below is the real reason for 50% of the pitching injuries to starters according to one person." I don't everything, but I'm not sure if I'm buying it.

50% of MLB pitchers go on the DL every year these days because todays owners don't want to take a chance of being sued by one of these clowns who stub their toe, then are put on the 30 day DL. Doctors pay a ton of their salary for mal practice insurance, baseball owners don't want to have to do this and worse then that be sued for 200 million dollars because some pitcher wants to rip off an owner claiming his manager made him pitch when he was injured (and ruined his career)when he really wasn't. The justice system has become a sport like battle between two skillful lawyers and the one that impresses the judge the most wins. It's not a matter of who is right or wrong anymore. This is why most billionaires do not want to own a baseball team.
Comment by HENRY MUNEVAR on August 25, 2013 at 11:09pm

http://WWW.HENRYSBASEBALLCLUB.COM I CONTACTED SOME OF THE PRO IND. LEAGUES. ONE AGREED TO HOLD A PRO TRYOUT THIS SEPT. 14,2013 AT 10 AM  IN THE BOSTON AREA. LET ME KNOW IF THERE ARE ANY CANDIDATES. MOST GUYS LIKE TO STAY HOME PUT THE FOOD OUT AND RELAX BY THE TV!!

Comment by Carlos Nunez on November 1, 2012 at 5:49pm

If you are looking for a GREAT place to play this winter – a place where you can improve your skills and your chances of breaking into professional baseball or getting signed by a better club – then you should definitely consider signing up for the Puerto Rico Instructional Baseball League (PRIBL) today!

PRIBL is the newest instructional baseball program, created to help prospects start or advance their playing careers in Professional Baseball. The program provides players with the opportunity to be trained by former MLB players and current professional league coaches and managers.

Our instructors are not only highly qualified with years of experience to help make each player better, but many come to the PRIBL with the ability and eagerness to sign players from the league to their respective organizations. For more information write us info@pribaseball.com 

Comment by Clayton VanderLaan on November 3, 2011 at 12:21am
To Whom It May Concern,

My name is Clay VanderLaan and I am a 6'0" 195 lb RHP from Houston, Tx in my senior year of College. I am currently at Cameron University, a D2 in Lawton, OK, prior to here I pitched at Michigan State University of the Big Ten Conference.Although I am talking to different MLB scouts and was given a chance at a free agent contract last summer I realize that there is obviously no garuntee of an affiliated contract after this season, I am reaching out to anyone to tell you my desire of playing professional baseball in any form. If there is any way for someone to come watch me throw this year it would be GREATLY appreciated, I can send you a schedule as soon as one is finalized. Below is some basic info on myself.


FB: 89-91
Secondary: Knuckle Curve, Circle Change, Cutter

Ht/Wt: 6'0" 195lbs

Cell #: 281-386-6702



Thank you so much for your time,

Clayton VanderLaan
Comment by pw on October 8, 2011 at 6:12pm
new league
Comment by Scott Alexander Makorow on October 8, 2011 at 10:41am
Awesome, thanks pw. Now, has anyone had any experience there or know how good it is?
 

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