Author Archives: Franco

Rangers’ Pitcher Shares Mentality & Mindset on the Mound

Repetition can be used as a tool to regain focus in many different sports. In basketball, players will dribble the ball and spin it in their hands a unique way before a free-throw attempt to clear their head and focus … Continue reading

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Increasing Velocity, Maintaining Command, and Becoming An Elite Pitcher with Mississippi State’s Pitching Coach

Meet Mississippi State University’s newest pitching coach, Wes Johnson. He joins the organization with a track record that speaks for itself. He has been a coach for over 18 years and during his time at Dallas Baptist University, his previous … Continue reading

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How Alex Gordon Transformed Into A Gold Glove Outfielder

Most people think of outfield defense and golden gloves when the name Alex Gordon comes to mind. It may come as a surprise to hear that in his second year in the MLB while playing with the Kansas City Royals … Continue reading

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Is This Common Habit Keeping You From Being A Great Hitter?

A common mistake high school hitters can make is getting hung up on their swing mechanics rather than getting in the right place mentally before and during an at bat. Dante Bichette, the proud owner of the first home run … Continue reading

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How College Baseball Coaches Want You To Contact Them

I recently had the opportunity to spend a week in the Dominican Republic with the Elon University baseball team and thoroughly enjoyed getting to know Coach Kennedy. Coach Mike Kennedy has been the head coach at Elon in North Carolina … Continue reading

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The Ideal Mindset of an Aspiring D1 Pitcher

  Today, we are have one of the most respected college pitching coaches in the country. In addition to winning back-to-back national titles while at Oregon State (2006-07), he was part of the staff that led the Beavers to three … Continue reading

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