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How to Throw a Changeup

Posted by on Jul 10, 2014 in Low Liners Blog, Pitching tips, youth baseball | 0 comments

Former Minnesota Twins pitcher Anthony Slama shares tips for how to throw a changeup, including beginner to advanced grip variations. What...

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How to Practice Mental Skills for Baseball

Posted by on Dec 17, 2013 in Low Liners Blog | 2 comments

In my last guest post The Mental Side of Baseball I wrote about mental awareness and how it affects your play. If you don’t have...

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What are pro baseball scouts looking for? Part 3 – Defense

Posted by on Nov 26, 2013 in baseball scouts, fielding, Low Liners Blog | 0 comments

Have you wondered “Am I good enough to play baseball in the Major Leagues?” or “What are pro baseball scouts looking...

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Baseball Mental Tips: How Awareness can make or break your career

Posted by on Nov 4, 2013 in Low Liners Blog | 0 comments

This past spring training AJ Pettersen  personally taught me how the mind can have significant influence in a baseball game.  So many...

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What baseball scouts look for & how do YOU stack up? Part 2 – Throwing strength

Posted by on Sep 24, 2013 in baseball scouts, Low Liners Blog, throwing | 0 comments

Have you ever wondered “Am I good enough to play baseball in the Major Leagues? Will I get noticed by pro baseball scouts?” You’ve...

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What baseball scouts look for & how do YOU stack up? Part 1 – Running speed

Posted by on Sep 17, 2013 in Low Liners Blog | 0 comments

Have you ever wondered “Am I good enough to play baseball in the Major Leagues? Will I get noticed by pro baseball scouts?”...

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How to Win a Free Batting Tee by Friday

Posted by on Aug 14, 2013 in Low Liners Blog | 0 comments

The legendary Tanner Tees & Pro Baseball Insider are teaming up to provide this great winning package: Prize Package 1 Tanner Tee 1...

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You know you’re a baseball player when…

Posted by on Jun 28, 2013 in Just for fun, Low Liners Blog | 1 comment

There’s something about playing baseball that makes you just a little bit different from everyone else! Special thanks to everyone...

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Holding Runners on Second Base

Posted by on Jun 25, 2013 in Low Liners Blog | 0 comments

Tom / April 8, 2013 “Hi Doug, …I am playing 2nd base, but I normally play outfield. I read your instructions on how to setup...

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How to increase speed & steal more bases

Posted by on Jun 16, 2013 in Low Liners Blog | 0 comments

These tips for stealing bases are courtesy of Juan Pierre, the active leader in stolen bases, and I want to thank Dan for the great...

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Should baseball players go pro out of high school?

Posted by on Jun 5, 2013 in Low Liners Blog | 0 comments

Have you considered going pro out of high school?   With the MLB draft coming up very soon, some talented high school baseball players...

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What baseball scouts look for: Advice from Orioles Scout

Posted by on Jun 1, 2013 in baseball scouts, how to get drafted, Low Liners Blog | 3 comments

What baseball scouts look for in amateur baseball players – what makes a player become a prospect?  If you want to know how to get...

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Youth Sport Specialization: Athleticism vs Mechanics

Posted by on May 4, 2013 in Low Liners Blog | 1 comment

Should young athletes play multiple sports or specialize in baseball at a young age? Is youth sport specialization going to give you or...

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3 Tips for Hitting the Inside Pitch

Posted by on Apr 10, 2013 in hitting, Low Liners Blog | 0 comments

Practical tips for hitting the inside pitch, plus 3 common mistakes and how to avoid them. I hear coaches tell kids,”pull the ball...

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5 Cold Weather Baseball Essentials

Posted by on Mar 26, 2013 in Low Liners Blog | 5 comments

Top 5 things you need to keep warm and help you perform your best in cold weather baseball games.

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The secret of World Class Athletes – How mental toughness in baseball can make or break your career

Posted by on Mar 23, 2013 in Low Liners Blog | 0 comments

Yogi Berra once said “Baseball is 90% mental – the other half is physical.”  That statement seems a little comical at...

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How to Sign a Baseball – Pro tips and Proper etiquette for signing a baseball

Posted by on Mar 19, 2013 in Low Liners Blog | 0 comments

How to sign a baseball – tips for signing a team baseball, where is the “sweet spot” for signing a baseball, where to...

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Advanced Bunting Strategy: Reading the pitcher

Posted by on Mar 5, 2013 in Low Liners Blog | 0 comments

This is article is about bunting strategy – recognizing a pitcher’s weakness and exploiting it for more bunt hits. Bunting for...

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The Importance of Baseball Hitting Drills

Posted by on Feb 20, 2013 in Low Liners Blog | 0 comments

Why are baseball hitting drills important, and how can we use them to our full advantage. Hitting a baseball is arguably (as Ted Williams...

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Baseball Batting Drills: Why you might be wasting your time

Posted by on Jan 27, 2013 in Low Liners Blog | 0 comments

I was always looking for the latest batting drills to help me fix my swing problems. Fast forward 5 years. As I watch some of the best hitters on earth do their work behind the scenes, I’ve made a couple observations. I watch the drills they are doing and learned most of them are pretty basic batting drills that you and I have done before – but with TWO KEY DIFFERENCES

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