Author Archives: Franco

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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Importance of Hard Work, With Rays’ Logan Forsythe

    Today we are visited by 2015 Tampa Bay Rays MVP, Logan Forsythe. In the quick video Logan gives his best advice to aspiring baseball players that want to make it to the next level and dives into the … Continue reading

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Ned Yost on Creating a Winning Culture in Kansas City

One thing that you hear over and over again, is that the Royals are a close knit team that plays “team baseball”. They had the epic postseason run in 2014 and came back to win the 2015 World Series. When … Continue reading

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MLB All-Star/Hitting Coach Shares Key To Being Locked in at the Plate

  Today we are joined by 4x All Star and former Rockies hitting coach, Dante Bichette. Dante finished his big league career with a .299 batting average and 274 home runs including almost hitting for the triple crown in 1995 … Continue reading

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Illinois Pitching Coach on Being a Better Pitcher

Today Next Level Ballplayer got together with Drew Dickinson, the pitching coach at Illinois. In this short interview, we cover what advice Drew gives for ball players who want to take their game to the next level. He shares some … Continue reading

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How Illinois’ Head Coach Recruits HS Players

Today Next Level Ballplayer got together with Dan Hartleb, the head coach at Illinois. In this short interview, we cover what Coach Hartleb looks for in the players that he recruits. He also shares some of the sneaky things he … Continue reading

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