RECRUITING QUESTION: WHICH POSITION HAS THE BEST CHANCE?

A question and topic that gets brought up more often than you would expect is: My son plays position x, but would a switch to position y give him a better chance of being seen and recruited by a college coach? The specific question I received today was between the positions of Catcher and Third Base.…

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MIDDLE INFIELD: PRE-PITCH ROUTINE

Before a pitch is ever thrown, every great middle infielder has a routine he goes through to get ready for the next possible play.  Some of the different items good infielders think about include what the situation is, the speed of the runners, and the type of hitter at bat.  Taking all of the above…

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MIDDLE INFIELD PLAY: READY POSITION AND REACTION

In the last post, I discussed the importance of every infielder having a pre-pitch routine that he goes through to prepare himself for the next play.  In this post, I will discuss the next phase, which is getting into the ready position and reacting to the baseball. The Ready Position Prior to the pitcher coming to a…

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