The umpire’s strike zone, the only zone that matters

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Notice where the blue softballs are in relation to the white strike zone? That’s where pitchers need to have the command to be able to throw to and that’s also ideally where all umpires need to be consistent and call strikes at to be fair.

What’s the official strike zone for Fastpitch softball?

Forget the pitch-caller’s strike zone, the hitter’s strike zone, and even the pitcher’s strike zone. There’s only one strike zone that really matters and you should recognize and learn it very early. Which zone is it? Continue reading “The umpire’s strike zone, the only zone that matters”

Bat lag & extension = line drives & long balls

Yankees right fielder, Aaron Judge

Bat lag and extension when hitting

Typically I only post about softball hitters and softball pitchers with phenomenal mechanics. I couldn’t resist though posting a video about the Yankees right fielder, Aaron Judge. Continue reading “Bat lag & extension = line drives & long balls”

Pitching in the eastern part of Pennsylvania, northeastern part of the United States is pretty damn good!

It was a bit interesting for me today, because I got to watch one of our local pitchers pound the crap out of Missouri, playing for the Oregon ducks.

Pitching in PA, Hitting in NJ is strong

Maggie Balint is from Avon Grove Pennsylvania and played for the Delco Chaos, and Continue reading “Pitching in the eastern part of Pennsylvania, northeastern part of the United States is pretty damn good!”