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  • Tips on Diving Back to First Base

    Tips Diving Back First Base

    The photo to the right shows a runner properly diving back to first base on either a pick-off by the pitcher or an after-the-pitch pickoff attempt by the... Read more

    The 03 August 2017 by   Meachrm
  • Follow The Unofficial Captain's Lead

    Follow Unofficial Captain's Lead

    I haven't talked much about the Red Sox since the 2017 season started, so here we go.Last weekend, we all saw video of that unfortunate slide Manny Machado... Read more

    The 28 April 2017 by   Theomnipotentq
  • Simulated Indoor Game

    Simulated Indoor Game

    Where I am in Pennsylvania, snow blankets the ground and the temperatures are still in the 30-40 degree range. Not great baseball weather to say the least. Read more

    The 20 March 2017 by   Meachrm
  • You Are Your Best Coach

    Your Best Coach

    When a player of mine made a mistake on the field, I frequently would ask the following question when he came off the field. “Do you know what you did wrong? Read more

    The 08 February 2017 by   Meachrm
  • Do You Have Superman Syndrome?

    Have Superman Syndrome?

    Is this you? It’s very easy for baseball coaches to get burned out. Unfortunately, many coaches are their own worst enemy when it comes to having enough of the... Read more

    The 27 January 2017 by   Meachrm
  • Infographic: 2016 World Series Cubs

    Infographic: 2016 World Series Cubs

    This infographic from CSN Chicago provides a timeline of when and how some of the more notable names on the Cubs roster were acquired, starting in 2009, en rout... Read more

    The 16 January 2017 by   Precious Sanders
  • Who Are You Chasing?


    We’ve all seen many underdog players or teams overachieve. On the flip side, we’ve also seen many incredibly talented players and teams underachieve. Both seem... Read more

    The 16 January 2017 by   Meachrm
  • The Future is Here and It Looks So Bright That I Gotta Wear Shades.

    Future Here Looks Bright That Gotta Wear Shades.

    We unload off of the BART train like a herd of cattle and enter the dingy station with a mixture of part excitement and part bovine expression. Read more

    The 19 September 2016 by   Gary
  • Is It Ok to Take the Top Hand off the Bat After the Swing?

    Take Hand After Swing?

    The other day a high school player asked me, “Is it ok to take the top hand off the bat after the swing?” My answer was YES. In fact, virtually every time a... Read more

    The 25 June 2014 by   Meachrm
  • The Fingers Go Between the Head and Ball

    Fingers Between Head Ball

    Changing the way a young man throws a baseball is probably the hardest thing to do when it comes to private instruction. However, if there was one thing I... Read more

    The 12 June 2014 by   Meachrm

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