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fair or foul
Fred asked: Pop up lands between pitcher's mound and second base. Ball is untouched, the spin of the ball causes the ball to roll into foul territory
fielder's choice count as an at bat?
Tony asked: Runner beats out a ball hit and runner was on first. Does a fielder's choice count as a time at bat? Rick answered: Tony, thank you for
Chances of scoring a run from 3rd base on an infield ground ball with less than 2 outs.
Giannis asked: I know that the decision of scoring from 3rd base on an infield ground ball depends on many factors (where the ball goes,what the infielder
Why don't they throw the runner that is advancing to second or third out first? Instead they seem to throw the runner advancing to first out first.
EG asked: It always seems that they do not concentrate on throwing out runners advancing to third or second. It seems that you would try to keep runners
If you say your seat is on the third baseline, what does that mean?
Nancy asked: If you say your seat is on the third baseline, what does that mean? Rick answered: Nancy, thank you for your question. As you look at
Fair or Foul ball?
Tim asked: Recently there was a pop-up in my Grandson's little league game. The first baseman running for the ball with glove extended over the baseline
RBI or not?
Tim asked: The situation is as follows: bases are loaded, no outs. The batter hits the ball into the ground and it bounces up towards the pitcher.
Is it a hit or fielders choice?
Mitch asked: Runner on first batter hits a ground ball to the short stop trying to turn a double play. Runner is out at second base but throw to first
Most runs scored
Zach asked: What is the most runs scored by 1 team in back to back games on different days? Rick answered: Zach, thank you for your question. If you
Infield warm-ups: A way to provide purpose and focus to between innings, while at the same time, building player confidence.Permalink -- click for full blog post
Mental framing puts the players mind in a position to be successful, in the difficult situations that arise in the game of baseball.Permalink -- click for full blog post
Baseball Mental Power
Baseball mental power; you are searching for the magic key that will unlock the door to the source of power. You have the key in your own hands, and you may make use of it the moment you learn to conPermalink -- click for full blog post
Baseball Instruction, Bunting
Bunting because you want to, not because you have to!.Permalink -- click for full blog post
Hitting: A Proven Team Approach
A proven team hitting approach, one that enabled our players to put the ball in play early and often, a baseball recipe for success.Permalink -- click for full blog post
Hitting Progressions Advanced
Description: Hitting progressions; the movements a hitter makes, prior to swinging at a pitched baseball.Permalink -- click for full blog post
Baseball Rules First Base Running Lane
As you look onto a baseball field, regardless of its dimensions, you will notice a chalk line marked along the first base foul line.Permalink -- click for full blog post
Baseball Drills - Team Defense
This multipurpose baseball drill for team defense is the all time standard for game situation drills.Permalink -- click for full blog post
Base running, one of the least taught and practiced skills, yet still one of the most important, even in the age of the aluminum batPermalink -- click for full blog post
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Yours in baseball,
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