THE 10: Teammates Every Baseball Player Has

1. THE YOU CAN DO IT GUY: No matter what day of the week it is, what rep you are in and what mood they are in, it never fails, they always believe in you. You look at this teammate like a second coach, a brother.   2. THE GUY WHO NEVER GIVES 100%.. BUT IS BETTER THAN EVERYONE: During practice you don’t get what the hype is all about. You and your other 20 teammates finish just about any workout before he does. He...

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Bio Blast: Xavier Edwards

     Trinity Christian Academy standout Xavier Edwards is best described as aggressive, “I look for opportunities to take the extra base on passed balls, pitches in the dirt, and hits that are near the gaps.  Every time I take the field I feel I have a chance to impact the outcome of a game.  My overall athletic ability along with my high baseball IQ gives me an advantage over most players”, claims...

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Ehrlich's Mental Edge - Dealing With Adversity

 My Thoughts on Adversity:                Adversity.  It can be described as misfortunes or difficulties.  Dr. Ken Ravizza describes it as when the _____ hits the fan.  Within the game of baseball adversity may take the form of a booted ground ball, giving up a bomb, or having a call go against you.  Outside of the game, maybe adversity is a position battle, a prolonged slump...

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Ehrlich's Mental Edge - The F Word

The F Word "Focus!"  It's another one of the coaching commands we say or hear all the time like, "Relax!" or "Throw strikes!"  Like both of the other commands, we demand this of our players but rarely address how or what to focus on.  I've never heard of a player who did not want to focus.  Telling them to do so is meaningless without them knowing how and what to focus on.  That being said, focus is a weakness of...

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2015 All Star Classic Throwing Velocities

14U Red Name Velo Luis Tuero 79 Colton Olasin 64 Mike Machin 80 Devin Roche C 68 Yordani Carmona Angel Diaz Luis Diaz C 70 Roly Leyva 78 Austin Pfeiffer 68 Michael Carpentier C 69 Tyler Kehoe 74 Anthony Volpe 72 Matthew Allen Jake Holland C 70 14U Blue...

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