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Featured Blog Posts – August 2012 Archive (4)

Cherished Tradition or a Colossal Waste of Time?

Cherished Tradition or a Colossal Waste of Time?

Baseball is a sport defined by routines and traditions, and there are few more entrenched than batting practice, a pregame ritual that is far older than most teams that engage in it. For two hours…

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Added by Bill Stanton on August 21, 2012 at 1:25pm — 6 Comments

Baseball or Softball- Batting Practice vs The GAME

Batting Practice vs. At Bats in Games

 

The art of hitting a baseball frustrated me for most of my life.  This love affair gives you enough, to keep you coming back.  You practice and practice and it feels great and then we leave batting practice or the cage and “it” is gone.

“In the cage my swing feels great and then the game starts and it’s all out…

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Added by Chad Moeller on August 21, 2012 at 12:15am — 3 Comments

Indy Ball Players Aren't Playing For The Pay

Indy Ball Players Aren't Playing For The Pay







After allowing too many runs in a demoralizing loss, a North American League pitcher sullenly walked to the clubhouse. Famished and exhausted from the oppressive Texas heat, he was ready…

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Added by Bill Stanton on August 15, 2012 at 1:43pm — 9 Comments

Scouts need to be Experienced to understand a swing!!





Over many years we have seen many pure hitters get passed up in the draft because of these damaging two words "Long swing". It is the quintessential bad habit that all hitting instructors focus on.Many times though an untrained or more so an inexperienced scout mistakes a long swing for a hitter staying on the hitting plane for a long time. Many players will finish lower than their shoulders and sometimes around their waist to ensure them staying through the baseball, which we all…

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Added by Tim Belk on August 11, 2012 at 10:00pm — 1 Comment

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