Teaching a young baseball player to hit can be a tall task for most coaches. Every hitter will have their own strengths and weaknesses, and you have a limited amount of time to focus on each player. A pitching machine is great for batting practice, but it can be difficult […]
As the coach of a youth baseball team, it can be tempting to spend all of your time doing drills to work on different skills. Young players need to learn the basics, and then focus on improving them. Unfortunately, drills can’t teach everything. Sometimes, you just need to squad up […]
With the announcement of Orioles pitcher Dylan Bundy getting his first Major League start Sunday at Tampa Bay after pitching well in relief so far this season, we thought we’d take a look at the different challenges facing these two positions, and take a guess at which one is harder.
Being a parent is tough. There’s about a million things to juggle, all while being supportive and keeping an eye on the kids not on the field (today). Just a bit of planning can go a long way to making sure your day at the field goes off without a […]
“Ladies and gentlemen! We now ask that you remove your caps and rise for the playing of our national anthem.” Every baseball fan knows the routine, and probably knows it by heart. It’s the final formality before game time, and a sign of solidarity from everyone in the ballpark. Standing […]