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JV Training and Practice

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mike Greene Jul 1, 2013. 3 Replies

Hey gang, I'm looking for some suggestions and/or programs on putting together a solid high school JV program.  We have a great varsity program, but it relies a lot on bringing kids in to just play…Continue

 

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Bruce Sarte posted a blog post

How to Fix the MLB Playoffs - REPOST from 2015

*This article was originally published in September of 2015 on http://brucasarte.blogspot.com. ; Reposted here because the bulk of the article is still relevant today.Ah... October... the air is cool, pumpkins are a-plenty and the Major League Baseball postseason is in full swing!  Truly, nothing says October like playoff baseball!  But in recent years, Major League Baseball has made a number of changes to alter the structure of the postseason…See More
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Bruce Sarte commented on Jack Perconte's blog post I Guess I am not a Traditionalist - The much-needed Baseball Game Changers
"As a fan, I do not think the game needs to be sped up.  It is fine just as it is.  The only people clamoring for a "shorter, more fluid game" are the people who at worried about money.  That being said, I agree 100% with the…"
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"The Berks County MSBL/MABL is at http://berkscountymsbl.com for the Reading and Surrounding areas in Pennsylvania."
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Bruce Sarte replied to Brian Beehler's discussion Preparing to Pitch in the Bullpen
"Benji makes several good points...For starters, they need their routine for each day.  They should have a schedule of what they work on each day...  Depending on what level you are at will dictate what they work on and how many days they…"
Jan 21, 2015
Mike Greene replied to Bruce Sarte's discussion JV Training and Practice
"Thanks for the info, it's a great point that is often overlooked by those that have talent coming in to just reload every year. Our middle school program trains the players in the game and in our expectation level for JV and Varsity. We also…"
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Bruce Sarte replied to Bruce Sarte's discussion JV Training and Practice
"Our varsity program is less about teaching the players how to play baseball and more to teach them about team work, working together and then finer points of the game.  I'd like to build a JV program that is based on fundamentals and…"
Jul 1, 2013
Mike Greene replied to Bruce Sarte's discussion JV Training and Practice
"Bruce, I hate to admit it, but I am a little confused. If you have a great Varsity program what would be the problem with doing the same as the Varsity but with younger grade levels? We have a rock solid Varsity program, solid JV group and an…"
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JV Training and Practice

Hey gang, I'm looking for some suggestions and/or programs on putting together a solid high school JV program.  We have a great varsity program, but it relies a lot on bringing kids in to just play baseball while our JV program is more of a catch-all program.  I'd like to put together a really cohesive JV program that is a solid program from top to bottom, even if we don't have the most talented group of guys.  We still want to look and feel like a baseball team -- and nurture those kids who…See More
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Profile Information

Bats:
Right
Throws:
Right
Height:
6'3"
Weight:
240
Position(s):
P, 1B, 3B, OF, DH
Type of hitter... Power? Average? Slap? Pull?
Gap/Power
If you pitch, what type of pitcher are you... Power? Ground ball, Fly ball, Knuckleball?
Control with movement.. hit the spots, throw strikes.
I currently:
Coach Baseball, Am a Pitching Instructor, Umpire Baseball
Baseball Playing Experience:
Little League, High School, College, Independent, 18+, 30+
Baseball Coaching Experience:
Teeball, Little League, Babe Ruth, High School, American Legion
Baseball Umpiring Experience
Babe Ruth
Softball Playing Experience:
None
Who is your favorite hitter and why?
Tony Gwynn -- Tony could hit anyone, anytime, anywhere. He had a perfect philosophy -- wait for your pitch and put it in play.
Who is your favorite pitcher and why?
Greg Maddux - Greg had the demeanor and ability to throw the pitch he wanted to throw when he wanted to throw it. Not overpowering, just good.
Additional Playing/Coaching Info (If applicable, include detailed info here such as - HS, College, Pro Leagues, Summer Leagues, Arm Speed, 60 Time, Catcher Pop Time, etc.):
Coached at various levels including two team appearances in American Legion tournaments. Have served as pitching coach, pitching instructor and head coach at different levels at different times.
More About Me:
I was an all-state pitcher in NJ in high school, drafted, went to college at West Virginia University. Played at Temple University after rehabbing an injury. Played semi-pro ball and spent two years as a NRI to Montreal Expos spring training camp in the 90's. Transitioned into coaching and instructing in later years.
Website:
http://www.bruceasarte.com

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How to Fix the MLB Playoffs - REPOST from 2015

Posted on September 3, 2017 at 9:55am 0 Comments

*This article was originally published in September of 2015 on http://brucasarte.blogspot.com. ; Reposted here because the bulk of the article is still relevant today.



Ah... October... the air is cool, pumpkins are a-plenty and the Major League Baseball postseason is in full swing!  Truly, nothing says October like playoff baseball!  But in recent years, Major League Baseball has made a number of…

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At 3:28pm on February 16, 2011, Bill Stanton said…
Bruce-  Thanks for joining us at CheckSwing! Have a great time making

new connections and talking baseball. Please invite any players and coaches that you know to join us as well. Enjoy!

 
 
 

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