06
MAY
2013

Dirty, Rotten, Cheaters…

If Clay Buchholz was caught applying a foreign substance to his hands tonight, he could (and should) be ejected on the spot — according to the rules of baseball under 8.02. But it’s highly unlikely he’ll be caught. “Because he’s not doing anything wrong!” screams his legion of...
27
FEB
2013

#Jays Spring Training Update Feb 27, 2013

I had the opportunity to chat with Chad Mottola whilst standing behind the batting cage, watching the Jays hitters try and knock the hell out of some batting practice balls. I say knock the hell out of them because it was remarkable how few of them actually tried to drive the...
28
JAN
2013

Dear Angry College Pitcher Who Hates His Coach…

Dear angst ridden young college pitcher, angry at his coach. Ah yes, the public call out. Those always go over so well… Nothing says “pick your head up” like being called a coward in front of an entire team of peers and friends. I’ll bet it shook you up....
19
APR
2012

How to be Awesome at Baseball. Part 1.

I do baseball lessons in my down time. It’s what you do when you’re a former baseball player and you’re bored, and you’re tired of watching kids do it wrong. I see a bad delivery on a kid and it irritates me like crooked picture frame. Working with young baseball padawans also...