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Team Arm Development Problem

cabbagedad ·
OK, coaches, I need help with developing the arms of our HS program. The last few years, we’ve used the basics from the Jaeger long toss program. Some of the boys progressed nicely while the progress of others was quite disappointing. We do have...

Independence Day

hsbbweb ·
Hi All,It has been a long time since I have visited or posted, and I am sure that many will not even know who I am (or care) Here's hoping that everyone has a great 4th of July holiday, and to those serving in out armed forces I wish for your safe...

Exactly What does this mean

billyjoe ·
"Reinforcements will be on the way when members of the program's third consecutive top 25-ranked recruiting class (Collegiate Baseball and Baseball America) arrive on campus in the fall"

Kent, WVU

bagsbaseball ·
Anyone have insight on these two schools?

Virginia HS Baseball - high compliment

mrmom ·
Perhaps the greatest HS baseball tribute to Va. has been paid by Baseball America. It's not what they've's what they've done. They are running regional analysis of the upcoming draft. And for the first time they have singled out Virginia by...

Johann Knee signs with DIV II powerhouse Kutztown

CapitalBaseball ·
I just want to give a fatherly congratulations to my son Johann Knee of Montgomery Village, MD for his signing with the DII Kutztown Bears, Kutztown University. Although he had offers from DI schools such as Ohio, University of Miami (OH), Cleveland...

JUCO Rules

Pluto ·
2013 RHP Son battled a nagging shoulder injury all summer and velocity and performance suffered. With Dr's approval he tried to pitch through it as it was more of nagging pain/arm slot issue than a pull, tear or serious injury. Schools that were...

MLB Draft

itsrosy ·
Baseball America has their top 200 picks for the upcoming draft. Michael Bowden is the 38th overall pick and listed as the 16th best pitcher. Broadway was listed in the 160's. Good luck to all.

Chat with Baylor pitcher

Infield08 ·
The link below is to a Baseball America chat with Baylor's Kendal Volz, a rising junior who is playing for the U.S. National Team. Also interviewed is Kyle Gibson, a rising junior at ...


TRhit ·
Teams who have won their conference tourney and are headed to the NCAA'sAmerica East ---University of MaineAtlantic 10 -- University of Rhode IslandBig East -- Notre DameMAAC --- MaristCongratulations to all-- and now I have to sit and wait to see if...

Which HS Pitcher will go first in 2005 draft?

baseballmom ·
Opinions on who would be the first High School pitcher drafted out of Texas are floating around in another thread. Illogical comparisons, too, between 2005 & 2006...So, I thought a few indicators might warrant consideration...2005 Hsler's are better compared to the college guys, not underclassmen, IMO. Baseball America Top 200, as of June 6-19 print issue. Same as 5/23 on-line issue. Pitcher Rankings High School: # 52 Craig Italiano (Was # 28 in Feb issue,Top 100 BA) # 59 Aaron Thompson, 2nd...

baseball america

alexgdog ·
I just learned that my son was ranked in the top 150 of the 06 class by Baseball America. What is the criteria for the ranking of their players?

Calif. JC All-State Teams

kjktj ·
California Community College Baseball Coaches Association 2005 All-America TeamSouthern California Player of the Year: Eddie Baeza, So., Pitcher / Outfielder, Los Angeles ValleySouthern California Pitcher of the Year: Kenny Maiques, So., Rio...

I sense that......

MrandMrsBaseball ·
I only discovered this site in August of this year, so I've only experienced things during the Fall and Winter months.........but I sense a winding down of postings here as websters and their sons get ready for the season (or are currently...

field maintenance

jojoriles ·
I have a question about keeping up the maintenance at my high school field, Im always looking for ways to improve the field I play on. I live in northern California and it rains quite often through late winter/ early spring. Over the years it seems...

Youth baseball age cutoff moves

Savannah ·
-Reprint: Author Allan Simpson, Baseball America, Feb.'05 Issue #0504 -(got it today) USA Baseball has enacted a change in the age cutoff date for youth organizations that could have far-reaching ramifications for the game, possibly even affecting the...

Blue-Grey Classic/ Battle of the States

ndmbaseball ·
Does anyone have any information or experience with the Blue/Grey classic - Battle of the States tournament/showcase? My son, a junior in Arizona, received a letter saying he was recommended by a scout with Baseball America. We are very new to this...

Tournament information Request

FlippJ ·
Hello,My 12 year old son was selected to play for a 13U team that will travel to 3 out of state tournaments through the end of this year. I was hoping someone out there might be able to share some thoughts about the tournaments.Here are the...


Florida Baseball Guy ·
I have just finished reading the Grass is Greener on the other side post and am quite honestly appalled.This is not a forum where we all have to agree. But there needs to be a respect factor here.I do not always agree with TRHit and BigHit15 and...

what makes a freshman able to step up?

s2fmf ·
my question is what makes a freshman able to step up to a big time D1 program and get significant playing time and have success? It doesn't nessesarily have to do with how high he went in the draft, his high school batting average, whether he played...

Need to improve your teams hitting power?

Billy Moores ·
I have been coaching baseball for over 10 years now and I just wanted to introduce anyone whos interested to a great program I have used this past season. This winter I was browsing online when I came across this program on how to improve your teams...

Wooden Bat Training

Rottweilers ·
My son has never used a wooden bat before and will be this winter. Any recommendations as to how much to go up in weight with wood vs what he normally swings?

Baseball Opportunities

Fungo ·
I'm currently traveling about the country --- Tennessee to Utah through Arkansas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Colorado then dropping south into Arizona (Winslow, AZ as I type) then on to New Mexico, Texas, and then back to Tennessee. One thing that stands out...

Congrats to jmepop's son-Joe Ezekiel

Moc1 ·
From the Florida Collegiate League website:"Jimenez, Ezekiel Show Power on All Star Day""Jimenez finished third in the Home Run Derby. Lightning teammate Joe Ezekiel (Lafayette College) won it, 7-5, over Steve Sabins (Oklahoma State), a Winter Park...

Camps/showcases in GA

CougarsFan ·
Anyone know of any camps or showcases in GA this Fall and WInter?Thanks

Northeast Fall Showcases

Bnc2123 ·
I have been looking around and I can not find any showcases occurring during the fall or winter except for the Perfect Game Northeast Fall Showcase on the 31st of August, and the Northeastern winter hitting camp(looks like more of a showcase). I am...

2008 USA Baseball 16U National Team Trials Invites

BigTex229 ·
Congratulate these young men for representing Texas. These 36 were chosen from a competitive field of 2500 participants.West and East InvitesUSA BASEBALL 16U CHAMPIONSHIPS -- WEST INVITESNAME POS B/T HT WT DOB HOMETOWN 16U WEST TEAM Cody Buckel RHP...

Prospect Movie

throwinDown19 ·
Has anyone seen the movie Prospect yet? I saw the ads in baseball america and am wondering if its worth getting


pitcher2 ·
Does anyone know Will Long? I played with him in Arizona this winter break and he was probably the best all-round shortstop i've seen and he said he plays in Florida. I believe he is going to University of Louisana Layfette

Top College Coaches Lead HS/Travel Coaches Clinic - Dec. 10 in Cincy

CBInsider ·
Coaches - passing along information about the Cincinnati Coaches Clinic featuring some of the top coaches in college baseball: Dave Serrano (Tennessee), Scott Stricklin (Kent State), Brian Cleary (Cincinnati) and Tracy Smith...

Need Help Please:

plp556 ·
Hi, I am a 15 (soon to be 16) yo Sophmore. I love pitching and i am in the top 3 startes for my team. We are all equal and good. My problem is that i want to bench alot over the summer and winter so i can get more power, but i heard benching hurts...

2005 SAC All Conference Team

BigRed ·
1st TeamP Clint Franklin, Jr - LymanP Corey Bevis, Sr - OviedoC Brian Bennett, Sr - Lyman1B Sam English, Sr - Winter Springs2B Ray Allen, Sr - Lake BrantleySS Jemile Weeks, Sr - Lake Brantley3B DJ Bissell, Jr - Lake MaryOF Matt Morales, Sr - Winter...

2013 New Summer Travel Tournaments

BuckeyeBaseballBlockbuster ·
Travel Baseball America will be hosting The Buckeye Baseball Blockbuster tournaments in Ohio at Cedar Point Amusement Park, voted the worlds best amusement park for the past 15 years, next June and July.14U and 16U tournaments available for next...

I am glad to make this post.

Bighit15 ·
This is a great story for a kid who has overcome a lot of problems. I hope he does well and makes it all the way. He has the chance to be a great role model for all he has gone through.This article was in todays Baseball America. It is well worth the...

When you get no response

2013 Parent ·
Perhaps I just need to vent, but I thought I'd share this.2013 is getting some interest from schools in our area, DIII and DI, which is a nice motivator for him during the cold months in our area. Many are specifically asking him to come to their...


Rob Kremer ·
My kid is a catcher, real serious about going as far as he can in baseball. A pitching coach recently told him to be sure to take spanish in school, because recruiters consider it a real plus if catchers can speak it, given that so many players come...

Johann Knee signs with PSAC leader DIV II Kutztown

CapitalBaseball ·
I just want to give a fatherly congratulations to my son Johann Knee of Montgomery Village, MD for his signing with the DII Kutztown Bears, of Kutztown University. Although he had offers from DI schools such as Ohio, University of Miami (OH),...

2013 Pastime Tournaments Schedule

Pastime Tournaments ·
We are just about done with all of our 2013 tournament venues. Tournament dates are up for 14-18U teams with events at:Ohio State, Michigan, Michigan State, Wright State, Indiana University, Kent State and U of Akron, Butler University, Kentucky,...

RPI rankings of interest to this board.

soxnole ·
Though its somewhat unfair to some schools for various reasons, this is how local and national D1 programs of interest rank heading toward the regional's, super regional's and CWS. Texas.............1Coastal Carolina..19Florida State...

25 Pitchers - 86mph+

The_Complete_Showcase ·
Video of top players from our August 11th Camp: We promoted that 30 college coaches would be in attendance but 39 coaches showed up. We also had an impressive 25 pitchers that threw 86mph+. All those players...

Baseball Prospects of America

rocky25 ·
Does any one have any experience with Baseball Prospects of America showcase.....they are based in Brooklyn NY. Thank you!

Abuse of power or Normal

Steve ·
Do the Coaches have the ability to ask new player for unpaid services. For example to umpire during a winter league for H.S. kids?Or help out building batting cages at a for profit business??? Basically telling the players that it would be against the...