Monthly Archives: August 2019

  1. Softball.com Tip of the Week: Hand and Foot Drills

    Softball.com Tip of the Week: Hand and Foot Drills

    Anyone that has played a diamond sport at any level knows the importance of solid defense.  The basis of good defense starts with fundamentals, quick hands, and quick feet. Here are a few drills you can do every day to solidify not just your game, but your team’s game as well.

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  2. 2019 Spring Training Report Dates

    2019 Spring Training Report Dates

    We are less than a week away from pitchers and catchers reporting for both Cactus League and Grapefruit League play. Here are the Spring Training report dates for all 30 MLB teams. Scroll down to find your favorite team below.

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  3. Complex Simplicity: How Rapsodo Makes Understanding Your Game Easier

    Complex Simplicity: How Rapsodo Makes Understanding Your Game Easier

    Enter Rapsodo, the latest in machine learning technology that helps players understand the effect their pitch or their bat has on the baseball. All done in real time using readily available (and simple) equipment.

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  4. Swing Weight v.s. Printed Weight: How To Better Understand The True Weight Of Your Bat

    Swing Weight v.s. Printed Weight: How To Better Understand The True Weight Of Your Bat

    When searching for the right size bat, it is important to pay more attention to the bat’s swing weight than the weight printed on the bat. Unfortunately, most swing weights are not widely available as most manufacturers only print the stated weight. To find your true bat size, there are several factors to take into consideration.

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  5. For Smell of the Game: Rawlings New 'Scratch N Sniff' Line Takes The Game To Another Dimension

    For Smell of the Game: Rawlings New 'Scratch N Sniff' Line Takes The Game To Another Dimension

    Peanuts. Popcorn. Cracker Jack. Soda pop. These are just a few of the smells fans encounter during a trip to the old ballpark. The smells of the game are just as American as the game itself. And now, Rawlings is bringing the game's aromas to players and fans of all ages with their new Scratch N Sniff (SNS) line of gloves.

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  6. Baseball Christmas: How Wilson Sporting Goods Created a Holiday for Major Leaguers

    Baseball Christmas: How Wilson Sporting Goods Created a Holiday for Major Leaguers

    For any baseball fan, there is no greater memory than receiving your first baseball glove. The feeling of slipping it over your hand for the first time.  And thanks to Wilson Sporting Goods, it’s a feeling that has become a ritual for Major Leaguers every Spring with the creation of Glove Day.

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  7. Finding The Game: How Turn 2 For Youth Gives Old Baseball Equipment A Second Chance

    Finding The Game:  How Turn 2 For Youth Gives Old Baseball Equipment A Second Chance

    There is an old saying in baseball that goes, "This game will find you." These five words are as simple as they are cryptic. There are several places to be on a baseball field, and while you may not be in position to be involved in much of the action, at some point a ball is going to be hit in your direction. The baseball will find you. So, you best be prepared for when it does.

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  8. Baseball: A Game of Words

    Baseball:  A Game of Words

    Baseball players these days don't tend to say much.  So it's important to understand what it is they are saying when they actually speak up.

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