Category Archives: Prospect Perspectives

UCLA’s Coach Savage Shares His Top Baseball Recruiting Tip

  Today I go 1-on-1 with UCLA’s head baseball coach John Savage (College World Series 2013 National Champions). Special thanks to Coach Savage for taking the time to hangout and dig into… What he looks for when recruiting HS hitters … Continue reading

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D1 Baseball Coach Shares The Intangibles He Looks For When Recruiting

  Wow, it’s been a crazy month in the baseball world. A few congratulations are in order before we get to today’s article. 1. Congrats to Vanderbilt for winning the 2014 CWS. Coach Corbin is a great coach who has … Continue reading

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What It Takes To Make It To The Big Leagues (Video w/ KC Royals Director of Pro Scouting)

Chances are, if you’re a Next Level Ballplayer subscriber, you’ve dreamt of one day playing in the Big Leagues. Shoot, I STILL have dreams about it, and that ship has definitely sailed. While that dream might seem far away if … Continue reading

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“Do You Have a Balanced Swing?” with Twins’ Prospect Victor Arias (Quick Video)

What does it mean to have a balanced swing?  Different baseball people will probably give you different answers, but today we are talking specifically about being in a balanced position after a hitter strides. There are some coaches that are … Continue reading

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“Throw the Ball Right” With Dodgers’ Pitching Prospect Chris Withrow

This article is brought to you by Jaeger Sports, creator of Jaeger Sports J-Bands. If you’re a pitcher, guess what?  You are going to give up hits and runs.  What happens from there is one of the greatest separators of … Continue reading

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Why “Batting Gloves are Overrated” and More from Red Sox Prospect Blake Swihart

After interviewing one of the Yankees’ top prospects Mason Williams a few weeks ago, some Next Level Ballplayer followers (from Red Sox Nation) sent me a few “comments”.  They “politely” asked me to stop wasting my time with Yankee interviews, … Continue reading

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