How many days before a blog is deemed abandoned?
Or maybe the question is years.
My apologies for having no posts whatsoever for almost two years. But hey, I’ve been busy! Most of what little free time I have is spent writing for MetsToday, giving baseball lessons to amateurs, helping to coach amateur baseball teams, or sleeping.
Yeah, yeah, excuses, excuses. Well, with the 2013 season approaching, I plan to post more useful baseball information here. Really!
Thanks for visiting, and please feel free to post your opinions or ask questions in the comments, and I’m ALWAYS open to story ideas.
Mets pitcher Johan Santana suffered a setback while rehabbing his injured shoulder. It may be a long time before he can return to the mound, unless he corrects the mechanical flaw that caused his injury in the first place. [Continue reading]
As a hitter, your most advantageous count is three balls and no strikes. But how do you know when you should swing on 3-0 and when you shouldn't? … [Continue reading]
The awful result of a homeplate collision that ended the season of Giants catcher Buster Posey has prompted many to pose questions about the catching position, MLB rules, and Posey's future. What should change, and what shouldn't? … [Continue reading]
Former Miracle Met Ron Swoboda chats about the techniques and approach he developed while making himself into a Major League outfielder in the most recent baseball conversation. Many of you may remember, or have seen the highlight of, "the catch" … [Continue reading]
Wait, who wants to LOSE power when they're hitting? Nobody of course, unless you're attempting a sacrifice bunt! But there are common problems among hitters -- even the pros -- that can sap you of your power. Both players and coaches should be … [Continue reading]
Cleveland Indians scout Tyrone Brooks talks about what he looks for in an amateur baseball player and how you can attract and impress a pro scout. … [Continue reading]
A baseball conversation with Fritz Peterson, former 20-game winner, All-Star, and owner of the lowest ERA in the history of the old Yankee Stadium. … [Continue reading]
For years, the knock on perhaps the greatest player ever to suit up in a Major League uniform was that Alex Rodriguez never performed to his capabilities in the playoffs. In the autum of 2009, however, that has changed, as A-Rod hit .365 with 6 … [Continue reading]