Spring training has arrived and so has the hope for every fan that this is their year. There is something special about baseball and spring training. Spring symbolizes life and rebirth. The flowers start to bloom and the grass starts to yearn for a mow. The days get a little longer every … [Read More...]
Have vision over visibility.
The rock band U2 has a line in their last album that states “vision over visibility”
This line was not intended to relate to a baseball player’s life but upon further inspection, it definitely does fit perfectly.
Often in baseball, we focus … [Read More...]
Rarely if ever does a baseball player make a throw in a game flat footed and stationary. But watch most teams play catch. Most of the time you will notice players catching the ball flat footed and take two or three steps and throw the ball back in a flat footed motion. You will also see non … [Read More...]
Playing catch before a game or practice is not just an activity to get you warmed up; it might be the most important aspect of your pregame or practice.
I had a freshman coach who loved the phrase “Play Catch, Not Shag!” I always thought the phrase was funny and sounded catchy, but as … [Read More...]