If I'm a baseball pitcher and I'm throwing a very hard baseball in a hitter's direction, there is no way on earth I should be intimidated. On the other hand, if a pitcher has a hitter intimidated, the pitcher has half the battle won before throwing the first pitch. I don't care if he's batting .150 or .650.
Too many pitcher's mounds at amateur levels of play are unsafe. There are two areas that risk injury to a baseball pitcher. Do your own maintenance if need be and don't be talked out of it by anyone.††
Hey, forget that the outcome of the baseball game may be put in jeopardy. The important thing here is the well being of your pitcher's throwing arm. Read eight excellent warning signs that you really should know.
Sometimes the best baseball tips on hitting require simple observation of the opposing pitcher. If you don't know anything about an opposing pitcher, there are several very important things to watch for and you will get to know a lot about him very quickly. Read exactly what to look for and your benefits will be tremendous!
I know, I know. It's one of those little things that are not that important. Until the opposition scores the go ahead run late in the game because it was not done properly. Too often backing up bases becomes very confusing for a baseball pitcher. Baseball coaches should make it a priority and include it in their baseball pitching tips. Read about backing up bases properly as well as which base a pitcher should be backing up.
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Any baseball pitcher has to learn how to properly deal with the plate umpire even if the pitcher feels he is being "squeezed." There are some things you should do and† more importantly some things you should never do. Learn the best way to get on their "right" side!
Pitching is an art in the game of baseball. It cannot be learned by everyone, but most that are willing to put in the work, mentally and physically, can have moderate success at a high level.
This baseball coaching decision is a second guesser's delight. Read how to make it easier. Along with when to take a baseball pitcher out or leave him in the game, this ranks right up there with the toughest decisions anyone involved in baseball coaching has to make. Let's make the decision easier.
There are many excellent baseball authorities who believe that "long tossing" is simply the best way for a pitcher to increase his arm strength and increase velocity on the fast ball. Some go as far as saying it's the only way. It's a very simple baseball drill but it is critical that it's done properly to get the full benefit!
Read the importance of advancing a base runner to third base with less than two outs. Unfortunately, the pitcher may know that you are trying to do this. Part of the ongoing chess match between a pitcher and a hitter. Sometimes it's the little things that win ballgames.††
There are certain "mind games" both the hitter and the pitcher will play to disrupt† each other. They can have quite a negative effect on your opponent if you know what they are and how to use them properly.††
Don't ever overlook this very important part of playing excellent baseball. Pitchers must communicate with all their fielders, especially their catcher. As a pitcher, you will benefit tremendously.
Does it make any sense at all for a baseball pitcher with pinpoint control to miss his third baseman by ten feet when making a very important throw to third base? Spend about ten minutes a day, twice a week practicing these five things.
You can have the best "stuff" in the world but if you aren't able to stay cool when the heat is on, your chances of being successful will disappear. If needed, a baseball pitcher should work on that part of his game also. There are some excellent approaches you can and should take when things are not going your way.