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Being Selectively Aggressive

Assume you are going to hit every pitch.  If you don’t, it is virtually impossible to hit a fastball even at the youth level.  I like to teach the YES-YES-NO theory.   143 more words

Hitting

Understanding Gamefish Strike Zones

Many anglers agonize over finding the hot lure or perfect color pattern for the conditions at hand, but veteran guide Bernie Keefe argues they’d catch more fish by focusing on strike zones instead. 568 more words

Fishing

REPORTS OF MORE GROUND BREAKING RULE CHANGES IN BASEBALL: KEEP GOVT REGULATIONS OUT OF OUR GAME

Yahoo: “According to ESPN’s Jayson Stark, Major League Baseball is on the verge of making two rules changes that could only be described as ground-breaking. In a report filed on Friday, Stark says that the league’s competition committee reportedly agreed to alter the strike zone and eliminate the four-pitch intentional walk during their meetings with owners this week. 193 more words

News

MLB Proposed New Rule Changes: Low Strike Gone, No More IBB's

May 2016. It appears the Intentional Walk is on its death-bed, and MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred is ready to pull the plug. This proposed rule change kills me. 649 more words

MLB

Impactful Rule Changes on the Horizon?

If it didn’t seem like the strike zone in the MLB was small enough, it might just get even smaller.  According to a report from ESPN’s Jayson Stark, a committee at the MLB owners meeting this past week says the rules for the strike zone may change. 184 more words

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Keep R2-D2 Out Of Sports - A Human Error Story

MLB commish Rob Manfred on computers calling balls and strikes https://t.co/ykq6v5yqBN

— Dan Patrick Show (@dpshow) March 23, 2016

Here’s the thing – technology and progression is good for sports.

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Umpires: Compassionate or Bayesian?

Fascinating article over at Baseball Prospectus by Guy Molyneux about umpires and how they call a strike zone. All of us have noticed that strike zones vary by pitch count. 600 more words

Baseball