6 results for year: 2016


SOME THOUGHTS ON HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL With the explosion of club ball programs in Las Vegas , many of my clients have asked me for my thoughts on high school baseball . Might I add that these thoughts were 100 % unsolicited by myself . This is not just a local phenomena . There are a smorgasbord of organizations popping up all ... More

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Much has been said about the quality of the strike zone judgment of MLB umpires but absolutely nothing has been done to improve it . It has largely been left to the umpires themselves as to whether or nor they are " bringing their A game " to the park that day . I have written and talked incessantly about the K-Zone , why we ... More

Kris Bryant – Historical Night in Cincinnati

Nobody wakes up in the morning expecting to make history. Kris Bryant was in the middle of a " mini-slump ". Nothing new to him. Been there. Done that. I remember talking to my son the day of that game. He was frustrated. Not down. Confident and focused. I told him he has increased his chance for success exponentially because ... More


Kris Bryant took home the highest individual honor in the MLB on Thursday November 17 when the BBWAA named him the NL MVP in a near unanimous vote ( one second place vote ) . Lost in the shuffle was the fact that he became the first player in the history of baseball to win the following awards in FOUR CONSECUTIVE SEASONS : ... More

The Kris Bryant Effect – The undeniable Success of the Bryant Hitting Technique

The Kris Bryant Effect With just under two completed years in the Major Leagues Kris Bryant has undeniably turned the heads of everyone in baseball. He has won rookie of the year, is a two-time Allstar & recently won the Hank Aaron Award and is favored to win the National League MVP award this year as well. During his ... More

K-Zone, Pitch Trax, Pitch fX, Robo Umps – Are we there yet ?

In My View The other day , Joe Torre sent out a memo to all MLB managers asking them to refrain from arguing balls and strikes in order to bring some sort of civility back in to this great game of ours . As if the integrity of an umpire is off limits to question ? We were then treated on the MLB Network to a beautiful montage ... More