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As players we have heard from the time we first picked up a bat, "see ball, hit ball". While this is true what does it mean?What I try to make players understand is first understanding the strike zone, recognizing the pitch and knowing where to make contact with that pitch according to its location and spin. I like to use three targets on where I want to drive the ball. As a right hand hitter the ball middle in goes over the shortstops head, the ball down the middle goes over second base and…Continue
Added by Roger Vartanian on March 4, 2011 at 1:54pm — No Comments
The obvious answer to my statement is throwing a shutout is great because you will more than likely win the game. Only if your team is having trouble scoring runs, is there a chance you may be in trouble. But I’m not necessarily talking about games, more about innings.
There are two instances when it is imperative a starting pitcher has to limit the opposition to zero runs. The first situation is the first inning, especially if you are the home team. Not allowing your…Continue
Added by Perry Cunningham on March 2, 2011 at 9:39pm — No Comments