Randomized and Blocked Training: Balancing Different Types of Hitting Practice

Randomized and Blocked Training: Balancing Different Types of Hitting Practice For years, the game of baseball’s training environment hasn’t mimicked what occurs during a game. Throwing fastballs or curveballs every other pitch in batting practice hardly creates a random environment for pitches that hitters may see in a game. Though rotating between two pitches does…

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Ozzie Albies Just Signed a Stinker

Ozzie Albies Just Signed a Stinker The Atlanta Braves locked up another one of their key foundational pieces on Thursday, signing Ozzie Albies to a seven-year contract extension worth $35 million. Also included, since the Atlanta Braves felt like they didn’t get quite enough value in this deal somehow, are two team options at $7…

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Dutch hoofdklasse 2019: Round 2, day 1

Dutch hoofdklasse 2019: Round 2, day 1 In the second round, the following series will be played: Quick Amersfoort – Meerlease Pioniers, DSS – Silicon Storks, L&D Amsterdam Pirates – HCAW and Curaçao Neptunus – De Glaskoning Twins. In the game between L&D Amsterdam Pirates and HCAW, veteran pitcher Rob Cordemans may break the 2,000…

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Daily Prospect Notes: 4/11/19

Daily Prospect Notes: 4/11/19 These are notes on prospects from lead prospect analyst Eric Longenhagen. Read previous installments here. Cole Tucker, SS, Pittsburgh PiratesLevel: Triple-A   Age: 22   Org Rank: 5   FV: 50Line: 3-for-5, HR, 2 SB Notes Readers are often looking for a prospect outside the top 50 who might break out…

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