Back in the day, you used to run to the store, buy your bat, and it would be ready for in-game play. That is still pretty much true for any alloy bats you get, and then same goes for wood bats. With alloy and wood, they come hot out of the wrapper, and you can take them into games with ease. Now, as technology has advanced and changed in our bats, composite bats are not like their mates. These kinds of bats take time to reach their full potential and get better and better the more they are used.
It’s safe to say that as a catcher, you are the quarterback of the baseball team. I Say this because you are the one person on the field that knows where everyone is supposed to be, you call the pick offs, you call the 1st and 3rd situations, and you always dictate where the ball needs to go in every situation. Now, with that being said, as you get older, catchers are also in charge of calling the game. Here are a few tips for catchers (and coaches) to help you call a good game.
Ever heard the term “I can’t even buy a hit”? Well, if you were trying to describe what a slump is in the game of baseball, that phrase pretty much sums it up. Now, as this can be one of the most frustrating parts of being a hitter, there are ways to break out of it before it gets too deep, or ways that you can slowly bust out of these weird phases. So, if you’re currently in a slump or want to know what to do when it comes, we have some tips on how to break out of it!