Beware of the Self-Proclaimed Expert

It seems like everyone these days is embarking on individualized training to some degree. Similar to problems that plague other industries, the sports training industry capitalizes on misinformation and parental misunderstanding. So whether you are currently in a training program, or you are thinking about joining one; here are some things to contemplate before jumping into the training world. “Experts …

Guest Post: Bunting is Overrated

The Sacrifice Bunt: The Real Rally Killer by Dave Cameron on fangraphs (see original: http://www.fangraphs.com/blogs/the-sacrifice-bunt-the-real-rally-killer/) Last night, the Dodgers trailed the Giants 2-1 in the seventh inning. Juan Rivera and James Loney led off the inning with back-to-back singles, putting the tying run in scoring position and the go-ahead run on base with nobody out. Juan Uribe, the #7 hitter …

Speed Hitter: Comedy and Baseball (somewhat)

Barrel above the baseball at contact, check. Throwing the knob at the ball, check. A bunch of kids with bad swings in the beginning and awful swings after, check. All the elements are there for a top 5 all time worst commercial.