How Can Pitchers Improve Homerun Rates?

Optimal Pitcher Response to Baseball’s Power Surge: A Data-Driven Approach from Major League Baseball Brad Woodfield NCAA I Pitcher, Lafayette College University of Chicago MBA `18 There is overwhelming evidence of increasing importance of the home run in Major League Baseball. Teams’ offenses are more leveraged on the home run

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Can’t Throw Any Harder? Reached A Hard Velocity Limit?

Contrary to some thought out there, every person will at some point reach a hard limit on velocity. If everyone was capable fo throwing 100mph, we all would, especially if it was PROVEN through correct training and immense hard work…there’s no magic bullet however contrary to the velocity business machine, that

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Pro Umpire Q&A with Brian Hertzog

Brian Hertzog umpired nine seasons in professional baseball from Single-A to Triple-A across the Pioneer, South Atlantic, California, Arizona Instructional, Texas, Venezuela Winter, and Pacific Coast League.     Q1. How did you decide you wanted to become a professional umpire? Did you have an “aha” moment?   I’ve never

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Catcher and Bullpens

Have a look at how you are examining your locations in your bullpen. It’s great if you are trying to throw to corners, but you need your catcher to be in good positions for your mind to connect visually to the end goal. Here’s some advice for your practice.

100 MLB Pitchers 90MPH or Below Seasons

  Below you will read a relatively short list of pitchers ranging in years from our current 2017 to the early 2000’s.  Within the list you will simply find the handedness, and the AVERAGE fastball velocity for that pitcher for that particular season year.  These velocities are not reflective of

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