A baseball season is something that is totally different than any other sport. Baseball is a game of averages and therefore we play enough games to give us a genuine average. Baseball is a test of will and endurance as much as it is a test of speed and skill. In today’s blog I am going to break down the baseball season and the various stages that the players go through.
Strikeout to walk ratio.
This is the number of times a hitter walks compared to the number of times he strikes out. Often statistics are judged based on the park in which a certain player plays or the scorekeeper that judges hits and errors for a specific team. Although most statistics provide a solid average of a players ability, the walk to strikeout ratio is one that is extremely telling.
To make my point I’m going to include some impressive stats regarding BB/K…Continue
Whats up guys?
Today I’ll talk a little about the pre-pitch routine and what that means for a hitter.
Often times the pre-pitch routine is conducted wrong or completely overlooked by younger players who have not been taught or just are not mature enough to realize the importance. I categorize the pre-pitch routine as the time spent in what is known as “the hole” which is the 3rd batter in line, on deck, and actually batting. Each different stage must be approached in a slightly…Continue
Hitting is hard. You fail 7 out of 10 times and your a hall of famer. Blah, Blah, Blah.
All baseball players have heard this at one point or another. Its a blanket statement that coaches use as an excuse to help struggling players feel better about themselves. Its OK, this a mind set that great players have. Its called “resilience”, or the ability to withstand or recover from difficult situations.
Like I said, hitting is hard. There are failures and there are streaks. As a…Continue