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States Adopting New Pitch Limits For High School Pitchers

States Adopting New Pitch Limits For High School Pitchers

On Monday, the Georgia High School Association adopted new pitch count rules that will take effect for the 2017 season.

It’s a decision that high school associations…

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Added by Grant Clifford on August 16, 2016 at 9:57am — 6 Comments

Ideal Hitter?

Kris Bryant, a Cub in the Image of the Game’s Ideal Hitter

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Added by Bill Stanton on August 9, 2016 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Yanks are being spiteful

With CCU as National Champions the season has now moved to the lull before the (fall) storm... we can talk some Yankees. I saw this great article and was curious on people's thoughts... are the Yankees being "sore-losers" here?…

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Added by Ken Jacobi on August 9, 2016 at 8:24pm — 5 Comments

A Day in the Minors...

I saw this online and watched to share it with CheckSwing.

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Added by Markus Darnley on August 9, 2016 at 8:01pm — 1 Comment

Looking for serious players for Spring/Summer League 2017 in Westchester County

The Westchester Legacy are a men's baseball team 21+ over who play double headers Sunday mornings around Westchester County, NY in the Tri Counties Men's Baseball Association (TCMBA). We are looking for well rounded ballplayers who would mesh with the rest of our team. We are searching for players who will be dependable, dedicated to the team as well as have the ability to put in the practice to make themselves better. We are competitive, hard working, and professional with our bench…

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Added by Joey Coschigano on July 26, 2016 at 11:30am — No Comments

Problems with parents: High school coaches speak their mind

Problems with parents: High school coaches speak their mind over often tense relationships

Problems with parents: High school coaches speak their mind over often tense relationships
Parents complaining -- whether it's against coaches, umpires or even members of their own team -- can be a problem for coaches. (Julie…
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Added by Bill Stanton on July 22, 2016 at 1:02pm — 1 Comment

THE NEXT PRO BASEBALL TRYOUT IS TUESDAY 8/9/2016 AT 9AM SCOUT KEVIN BARRY

AGES 16-23 ONLY NO OLD PEOPLE. SHOW RESPECT FOR THE GAME AND WEAR A BASEBALL OUT FIT. MET KEVIN A LONG TIME AGO WHEN HE WAS A NORTH EAST SCOUT. I BROUGHT A PERSON TO HIT GROUND BALLS AND HE ALSO HAD MANY CLIENTS FOR KEVIN'S PRO TRYOUT. I STILL HAVE THE PICTURES OF THAT DAY.  THE TRAINIER WAS RAFAEL MONTERO WHO I HELPED HIM WHEN HE WAS YOUNGER TO GET INTO THE BROCKTON INVITATIONAL. OUT OF 120 PLAYERS AT THE 3 DAY BASEBALL EVENT RAFAEL WAS THE MVP OF THE TOURNAMENT. I SHOWED HIM OVER LOAD…

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Added by HENRY MUNEVAR on July 17, 2016 at 9:36pm — No Comments

Man Amongst Boys: The Oral History Of Bryce Harper's Record-Setting Junior College Season





Man Amongst Boys: The Oral History Of Bryce Harper's Record-Setting Junior College Season


July 12, 2016

Man Amongst Boys: The Oral History Of Bryce Harper's Record-Setting Junior College Season…

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Added by Bill Stanton on July 17, 2016 at 4:17pm — 1 Comment

PITCHERS NEEDED FOR NBC WORLD SERIES

This is Bart Zeller, Manager of the San Diego Force Baseball Club, and we are looking for 1-2 quality Starting Pitchers (who isn't?) to go with us to Wichita.  You can have college eligibility left or have been recently released by an Indy or Affiliated team.  It's not all about the "radar gun" but this is a very high level of competition.  Please give me a call, text or email if you or someone you know might be interested.  Thanks.

Bart…

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Added by Bart Zeller on July 14, 2016 at 12:16pm — No Comments

PBI Baseball League Fall 2016 Registration Open

For coaches and teams in the NY/NJ area, the PBI Baseball League is now taking registrations for the upcoming fall 2016 season.

This is a Sunday league running from September 11 through the end of October with playoffs running the first two Sundays in November.

Complete details are here on the PBI website.

Added by Jim Monaghan on July 12, 2016 at 12:49pm — No Comments

With scholarship limit, college baseball careers come with a cost

With scholarship limit, college baseball careers come with a cost

Anthony Marks is a 5-foot-7, bearded ball of fire.…

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Added by Grant Clifford on July 10, 2016 at 2:11pm — No Comments

Pooky Gomez: One Man's Life In The Baseball Borderlands



Pooky Gomez: One Man's Life in the Baseball Borderlands


April 1, 2016 

POOKY GOMEZ: ONE MAN'S LIFE IN THE BASEBALL BORDERLANDS

"Pooky? The scout?"

"He's like a consultant, I…

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Added by Bill Stanton on July 8, 2016 at 10:23am — No Comments

Join Eagles Baseball In Cooperstown This August - Looking For 12U Players

Professional Baseball Instruction’s Eagles Baseball Association is sending our 12U team to…

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Added by Jim Monaghan on July 1, 2016 at 5:26pm — No Comments

157 -pitch game in HS

How a 157-pitch game in Kansas explains everything wrong with youth baseball

Jeff Passan
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Added by Will Laurence on June 4, 2016 at 7:00pm — 2 Comments

The NCAA way

The NCAA way: students pay; coaches (and everyone else) get paid

Dan…
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Added by Bill Stanton on June 3, 2016 at 1:30pm — No Comments

random pitching things

 pitching control. Just like in the movie "the patriot" when Mel and his boys went up on the ridge to take out the red coats to get his son back, he told his one boy..."aim small, miss small" When I was a kid we lived in an old brick house and on one of the walls I took a black crayon and drew dots about the size of a quarter ( Mom loved that one ) within the strike zone. One up and in, up and out, down and in, down and out and one down the middle. I would throw 10-20 at each location, in a…

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Added by don wilbanks on May 30, 2016 at 4:50pm — 2 Comments

Players Needed

The San Diego Force, a member of the Southern California Collegiate League is looking for College Players who are looking for a place to play ball this summer.  We will play approximately 45 games plus 2 tournaments.  Our games are played at Madison High School, which is a very good diamond.  If you know of someone, or would like to be a part of our organization (6 championships and trips to NBC World Series in Wichita) please call Bart Zeller at

847-380-6362, or visit our website or…

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Added by Bart Zeller on May 26, 2016 at 4:32pm — No Comments

rule violation?

I've never heard of such a rule.



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The Torrance baseball team captured it’s California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Southern Section Division 4 first round playoff series on Thursday, knocking off Fullerton, 4-1. On Friday evening it learned its season was over, regardless of the positive results on the field.

As reported by the…

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Added by Bill Stanton on May 25, 2016 at 11:52am — 16 Comments

Pepper

This was in Peter Gammons' blog.

Ted Williams used to play pepper almost every day, for what he said…

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Added by Bill Stanton on May 20, 2016 at 3:42pm — 5 Comments

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