Re: choking up to make contact...
For those of you scoring at home, I have quotes from 4 hitting coaches who say they ask their players to choke up, but the players refuse. Atomic, when are you going to produce quotes from hitting instructors saying choking up is outdated and no longer needed?
Personally, I don't care if players choke up or not. But I would like to see them cut down on their swings in pitchers counts. I would like to see them cut down on their swings when any ball in play would score a run. It gets old seeing .250 hitters with average to below-average power try to turn on everything and pull every single pitch. Especially when it's on the outer half of the plate and beyond. I see it night after night.
Last edited by Norm Chortleton; 05-12-2013 at 03:11 AM.