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How To Practice Web Gems

Posted by SZ Staff Writer Coach Bob McCreary on Jun 11th 2018

I could watch ESPN’s Web Gems all day long. Having been an infielder for most of my playing career, I have an enormous respect for what MLB infielders are able to do on seemingly impossible plays. H … read more

Snow Angels

Posted by Ross Hosling - Healing Motion Physical Therapy on Jun 7th 2018

Here's a great exercise for improving the flexibility in your spine and shoulders. It targets the latissimus dorsi (also called your "lats"). This exercise can also be performed laying down on your ba … read more

Look For This Before Snap Throws To Third

Posted by SZ Staff Writer Coach Bob McCreary on Jun 7th 2018

In May, 2011, I wrote a post titled Snap throws to third base. I explained that the defensive team needs to look for runners who are not properly timing their plant foot landing (right foot ALWA … read more

Snap Throws To Third Base

Jun 7th 2018

One of the more demoralizing things that can happen to an offensive team is to have a base runner picked off third base. I’ve written a post or two on base running and taking leads but this post is f … read more

Who Said You Have To Be Fast To Be A Good Base Runner?

Posted by SZ Staff Writer Coach Bob McCreary on Jun 7th 2018

Very few things make my baseball heart go pitter-patter more than great base running. Take game five of the AL Division Series between the Blue Jays and the Rangers as an example. Most of the attent … read more