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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…Continue
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…Continue
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…
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…