Friday, September 28, 2018

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Luckiest Plays Throughout History of Baseball

Take a look at some of the luckiest and unluckiest plays in baseball history, depending on perspective. Willie McCovey may have been too strong for his own good in the fall of 1962. The Cardinals were three outs away from a World Series championship in 1985. Major League Baseball's all-time saves leader was mortal on one October night. Who did the baseball Gods side with?

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Why It's Almost Impossible to Throw a 110 MPH Fastball | WIRED

More and more pitchers are throwing triple digits. The fastest of them tops out at 105 MPH. WIRED examines why the 110 MPH fastball is almost impossible.

Sunday, September 16, 2018

Thursday, September 13, 2018

MLB Oddities of the Week

Check out the wildest plays and moments from around the league in this edition of Oddities of the Week

Monday, September 10, 2018

Friday, September 7, 2018

Online Hitting Academy

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Tuesday, September 4, 2018

The High Tee Baseball Batting Drill with Kris Bryant

Working with a batting tee can be helpful to an athlete looking to improve their swing. Discover how professional baseball player Kris Bryant uses a tee to train with these tips.

Using a batting tee in your batting practice session is a tried and true way to help improve your hitting mechanics. When live pitching comes in, however, the ball's not going to be set in the same spot every time, which is why mixing up your tee work throughout your training can be helpful in mastering swings for the entire strike zone.

One such drill to add depth to your batting practice is the High Tee drill. All-star third baseman Kris Bryant praises this routine, especially for younger players progressing through their competitive leagues.

Watch the video to learn more and discover even more baseball tips with Pro Tips!