TOPPS Alumni Spotlight: Mike Spooner

Age :  17 Height:   6'3" Weight:  200 Position(s):  outfield School:  Boca Raton Community High School Travel team:   Elite Squad Prime How many TOPPS events have you attended with Prospect Select, and when was the first one?   At least 5 and my first one was around 2 years ago. What kinds of benefits have you gotten from the TOPPS events?   Great exposure which put me on the...

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TOPPS Alumni Spotlight: Dakota Julylia

Age:  18 Height:   5'10" Weight:  175 lbs Position(s):   SS/2B School:  Park Vista HS, Lake Worth, FL Travel team:   Easton Rockets How many TOPPS events have you attended with Prospect Select, and when was the first one?    I have attended 4 Prospect Select events and my first one was the summer of my sophomore year  What kinds of benefits have you gotten from the TOPPS...

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Josh Ortegon: 5 Post - Exercise Lower Body Stretches

    Educating our athletes on all the things they can do OUTSIDE of the gym is important to us and is important in the development of any athlete. Learning a proper warm-up they can do on their own, effective nutritional habits, proper hydration and cool-down stretches plus recovery techniques they can do on their own will help create good habits for a young athlete and aid in the results they will see in...

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Ehrlich's Mental Edge - Confidence and the Role of Coaches in its Development

Confidence and the Role of Coaches in Its Development So it has been a while since my last post.  I have decided to move away from the list of "What Mentally Tough Baseball Players Do" for now in lieu of a subject I think may be the most important in all of sport psychology- Confidence.  Confidence is so important, in my opinion, that I am dedicating a second post to it.  Regular readers of the blog may remember a post I...

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Jupiter TOPPS Pitchers Velocities

Orange   FB SL CB CH Ryan Granda 82-83   66-67   Jordan Brown 81-85     72-73 Mitchell Carroll 85-87 77     Brandon McCabe 87-90 79     Ryan Wimbush 79     70-71 Juan Rodriguez 85-89   64   Zach...

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