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Swiping Bags with a Smile… & More with Dodgers’ Dee Gordon

Today, I’m excited to sit down with 5’11”, 160-pound Dodgers’ shortstop, Dee Gordon.  Dee burst onto the scene with the Dodgers in 2011 with hits in his first three at-bats. He’s known as a speedster who always seems to be … Continue reading

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Trusting Your Swing Like A Big Leaguer with Astros’ Coach Rodney Linares (Video)

Today, I’m excited to sit down with Astros’ Minor League Head Coach, Rodney Linares. Rodney spent six seasons in the Astros’ organization as a scout and hitting instructor before becoming a coach.  He has had the opportunity to work with some … Continue reading

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60 Seconds with Indians’ Manager Terry Francona

When I met Terry Francona before a Dominican Winter League game the other day, my only intention was to introduce myself and say hello.  As it turns out, he was one of the friendliest and nicest baseball guys I have … Continue reading

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Approach at the Plate, Quickly Adjusting to Catching for a New Pitching Staff, 8 A.M. College Classes & More with Dodgers’ Catcher Tim Federowicz

If you’re a hitter, listen up.  If you’re a catcher, get cozy and read through this interview twice.  Today we are joined by Dodgers’ catcher Tim Federowicz.  His last name is hard to say, but he is one of the … Continue reading

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The Keys To Being a More Consistent Hitter, Being a Good Teammate, Overcoming Bad Calls, and More with The Mets’ Justin Turner

Today, I’m excited to sit down with Mets’ infielder Justin Turner.  Justin has played in the big leagues in each of the last four years, including over 200 games played with the Mets over the last two seasons. He’s known … Continue reading

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How Discipline, Routine, and a Positive Attitude Took Royals’ Brayan Pena to the Big Leagues

So as some of you guys already know, I was on “vacation” in Santiago, Dominican Republic with the wife and promised to take a baseball / work break for a few days to relax.  Our first day in Santiago, and … Continue reading

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