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2013 RIP-IT Prototype Air BBCOR

Ninthmanout ·
Well, my son loved the 2012 Prototype II last year until the end-cap flew off. Returned the bat for a refund.They say they have fixed the problem so we will give it another go. Should have the bat soon and will let you know how my son likes it. He...
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First-Base Mitt

slugger1379 ·
Wasup guys,Ive been playin ball my whole life and have had a few first base mitts, but just today i went looking for an upgrade because at a D1 high school i thought it would help going into my junior year. I was looking at the Rawlings PROSSC21. It...
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Florida Players

FLADAD ·
Just wanted to congratulate all the Florida players drafted this past week and to wish them the best of luck in their baseball future. Also, congrats to all those going on to play college ball as well.
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Pitching Speeds

StatManLV ·
How are pitching speeds determined? Is it the speed of the ball when it crosses the plate? Is it the speed of the ball at some interim location between the mound and the plate? Is it the maximum speed the pitch reaches? Not that it really matters, I'm...
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Does the draft really get the best players?

CADad ·
No doubt the players selected in the first ten rounds are the best players available with few exceptions. However, at some point later in the draft one has to wonder if the players most likely to succeed are being selected or just the players most...
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An old Ball glove I found Yesterday...

Willieg90 ·
I found my new favorite glove in the attic of the house I recently moved into. All I know is that it is an older model Mizuno. It Says Professional model, and in the Palm it says United states Steer Hide,MZ 4500. Has anyone else had this glove in the...
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ASU

shortstop61 ·
What does it take to get into ASU for baseball. I'm just a soph in High School and want to know what I can do in order to get myself known and ready to play for them or any college ball. Mostly ASU. Thanks.
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bat speed

y0y0blackk ·
does anybody know any good training exercise to develop bat speed and ball distance?
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Major League Infield Training Comes to Plano

Big League Prep ·
http://collegebaseballcamps.co...ageAvailableKey=6888National Infield Camp (Plano, Tx) Session 2Ages 12-13Location: Extra Innings -Plano, TXSaturday, January 14, 2012 to Sunday, January 15, 2012Starts: 12:00pm / Ends: 2:30pmCamp Cost: $135.00Camp...
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Luna headed - Pro

HaltomScout ·
Aaron Luna headed for pro ball Rice outfielder and former Southlake Carroll star Aaron Luna is now a professional baseball player. He agreed to terms with the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday night. Luna was a 9th-round draft pick and is set to report...
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Hurricane Play

TCB1 ·
Our summer coach decided to use a play I used many years ago....we called it Hurricane because Miami of Florida used it to win a World Series game in the 80's.Pitcher picks at 3b., but holds the ball. 3b dives as if ball got past him. We actually have...
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Is this Ump wrong?

Shantzee ·
So my team and I are playing a summer ball game, and I'm batting second... so as our leadoff batter strikes out on what he said were terrible calls I go up to bat, doing what I normally do as I stand in the box, tap each side of homeplate (which is...
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Bio-Mechanical Aspects of the Kinetic Chain In The Swing

Quincy ·
I figured there had to be a place for this discussion.Many aspects of human movements in sport can be readily understood by Newtonian rigid-body mechanics. Many of these laws and biomechanical principles, however, are counterintuitive to a lot of...
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Earned Run or Unearned Run?

Smokey ·
I have a question regarding the scoring of an earned run. The following are actual events that took place in a HS game.The first batter of the inning is walked (BB). The first batter advances to second as the result a throwing error by the catcher on...
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A Smile and A Tear

cong ·
One Night Changes a Life, and Calif. Town By TIM DAHLBERG, AP Sports Writer Fri Jun 10, 3:40 PMCLOVIS, Calif. - The chant began late in the fourth quarter in the basketball gym at Clovis East High. The students started it first, clapping their hands...
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All-star season predictions!

CADad ·
Well we've pretty much reached all-star season. LL can announce their teams in a couple days.Anybody got a team that has a shot to go quite a ways? Let's hear your prediction now. Last year I predicted that one of our area's teams would go to the LLWS...
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Error's on Pitchers ?

bbfreak ·
Ok I have read the rules pertaining to errors on pitchers and catchers and have a couple of questions. Pitcher delivers a pitch and ball is bunted back to him on the ground, the pitcher then makes a wild throw to first and runner advances to 2nd. Ok...
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grounding out

jvos baseball ·
In my last few games i have gone into a slide. (I would not call it a slump because i am hitting the ball everytime) Well anyway my problem is that every at bat i either ground out to the first basemen or second basemen, i am a lefty. I think it has...
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Houston Thunder Baseball 2012 14U Baseball Tryouts in January

HTB ·
Jesse Espinoza 832 896 9511www.HoustonThunderBaseball.netjbaseballislife@yahoo.com Houston Thunder Baseball is looking for a couple of competitive ballplayers to round out our 14u Elite/Premiere team this 2012 spring. We are acollege prep organization...
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toss distance/ mph conversion

Lima Time ·
Hello,I was wondering if there are any general rules that apply to converting long toss distance to approximately how many mph the ball is traveling or must travel to reach that distance. I feel like I have seen that on this site before, and if so,...
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Batter Interference

Glen Potter ·
Last night, my batter was called out by the plate umpire after he swung at a 2-1 pitch and his follow-thru came into contact with the catcher's mitt and knocked the ball out of his glove.As a former catcher, I remember getting clocked more than once...
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I had incoming freshman camp this week and...

DJeter2 ·
it went well. was only kid who got approached by the varsity coach. it was during bunting drills. they said that basrunning and bunting is wat they focus on and during a drag bunt drill i was getting every ball down the thrid base line and the coach...
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Hitting struggles

brett232 ·
Im a good hitter but had to take a few weeks off because of family problems. But when I went to hit in the cages a couple days ago, I realized thatwhy swing was still quick, but i wasnt making contact with the ball i was either over it or under it. ...
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Question about the Draft and being in College

Chuck ·
Ok heres my deal, Im going to a division 1 school next year to play ball, I didn't enter the draft because i would of been selected very late. I feel that I'm getting better with every outing as i proceed into my first year of college. And i believe...
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WHAT I LIKE

TRhit ·
What I like is the kid who comes to me and says "Coach, we are playing Team "X" this weekend. I want them. I want the ball for the game. They are mine!"What do you like????
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Would this be considered a balk

Geff ·
If pitcher takes the sign while on the rubber with the ball in his glove and not his throwing hand with runners on base then comes to the set position before delivering the pitch. Would it be considered a balk.
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Is it a strike?

The Gibsta ·
Hi,Recently in a game, the opposing team's batter attempted to hold back on an outside pitch. In doing so, the force of the swing caused him to loose his grip on the bat and it end up being tossed approx 6' toward the pitcher in fair territory. The...
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Is this a balk?

Geff ·
If pitcher takes the sign while on the rubber with the ball in his glove and not his throwing hand with runners on base then comes to the set position before delivering the pitch. Would it be considered a balk.
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Pitch Sequence - What not to do!

CADad ·
This is in response to the pitch sequence thread in the general forum but since I'm using a Pony 13 all-star team as an example I posted it in here.My starter last night essentially threw the ball by the first three hitters. We went up 6-0 in the...
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Son headed to college for first year? What's he doing this summer?

Krakatoa ·
"Playing baseball" is the obvious answer. Unfortunately, there's no summer league team for my son (RHP) to play on over here in Seoul. He's been on a summer team in the States the past two summers but this year we have to wait to go back since our...
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FC or Hit

catcher09 ·
Is this scored a fielders choice or a hit.Man on 1st. Pop fly to shallow right - right fielder charges and R1 stays relatively close to 1st assuming ball will be caught. Ball drops in and Right fielder easily throws runner out at second.I scored this...
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Throwing Clip of Pitch Wide to Glove Side

Catching Coach ·
I have been often asked about what mechanics I teach for the handling of pitches that are well to the glove side. The technique I teach does not include a jab step to the direction of the ball. I teach that no matter where the pitch is the footwork...
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