The Top 5 MLB All Star Game Pitching Performances

The Midsummer Classic.  Where the Best of the Best in the World get to show off their skills in an exhibition at the highest level of baseball.  Getting the nod as the starting pitcher of the All Star game is quite the honor.  In the customary 2 innings of work nowadays, you are guaranteed to…

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10 Greatest 4th of July Pitching Performances Ever

Baseball and the 4th of July have a natural bond.  What better way to celebrate Our National Independence Day than with Our National Pastime?  Many great baseball moments occurred on July 4th throughout the years. None bigger than Lou Gehrig’s iconic, Luckiest Man on the Face of the Earth speech.  The fact is, that when…

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10 Things to Know About Playing in the Independent Leagues

So your college eligibility is honorably maxed out.  The draft has come and gone without getting the call.  You feel you are on top of your game and there is still more that you want to accomplish as a ball player.  So where to look now???  Being a professional baseball player is every boyhood dream….especially…

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The Road to Omaha College Baseball Season Layout

College baseball, is like your GPA.  It’s a reflection of what you have done on a daily basis throughout the year.  It’s not how well you crammed studying the night before an exam or pulled an all nighter to write the term paper.  The Road to Omaha is no different.  The work that you put…

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15 Tips for Making it as a College Baseball Pitcher

As the Omaha Bracket is now set, many high school players dream about themselves being on the big stage in the next few years. Being a college baseball pitcher is often an adjustment period for freshman starting their college careers in the fall. Let’s look at the things that go on in order to get…

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The MASSIVE Deception of Throwing the Slider with a Slide Step

A Slide Step is an efficient way of being quicker to the plate with runners on base.  It also gives your catcher a chance to throw out would be base stealers.  For the sake of you, the pitcher, when you can command all of your pitches with a slide step as consistently as you would…

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3-2 Slider? Why Not! 3 Short & Simple Reasons

  Full Count.  You have been battling the Hitter back and forth on each pitch in the at bat.  Neither of you are willing to fold.  You are challenging him with your best stuff, and he is fighting you right back.  However, as the pitcher, you have the ability to be creative.  You always get…

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Get Ahead with Strikes, Get them Out with Balls. The Easiest Method

A magic secret to pitching doesn’t exist.  It’s basic.  Keep the ball down, get ahead with strikes, and be able to change speeds.  It’s a very simple approach because I am a firm believer that pitching should be addressed in simplest terms.  Getting ahead of the hitter will put you in the driver’s seat as it…

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Keeping the Ball in the Park

If you watch enough highlights in Major League Baseball, you will pick up on the trend that most Homeruns are hit on pitches up and over the plate.  Good hitters don’t miss these pitches.  There are exceptions of dead low ball hitters.  Among those are the likes of Mike Trout and Mark McGwire. Mashers like…

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3 Simple Ways to Make You a Fearless Pitcher

A successful pitcher will attack every hitter he faces with the intent of one thing……WINNING!  A Fearless Pitcher is a Winning Pitcher. First Off:  Winners don’t rely on Luck, Winners sure as anything don’t rely on HOPE Winners Win because of their Toughness and Dedication….. It all comes down to GUTS & EXECUTION.  In the…

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