As with our hitting and pitching philosophies, Baseball Rebellion believes that moving athletically is the key to maximizing your skills as a catcher. From an early age, I was taught to throw to 2nd base by taking a step with my right foot slightly forward and directly in the middle of my feet in the crouched position.… continue reading
At most team practices, there is little time set aside for catchers to work on their skills outside of catching bullpens. While bullpens are great opportunities to improve, a routine is needed to make sure that adequate amounts of quality repetitions are being completed in all facets of the catching position.… continue reading
Baseball Rebellion Swing Breakdown: Gary Sanchez
For this week’s Baseball Rebellion breakdown, I decided to take a look at Gary Sanchez both at the plate and behind the plate. Sanchez has been an absolute monster in 2016, hitting .374 with 11 Home Runs, and a 1.216 OPS.… continue reading
Catchers, Arm Injuries, and Throwing Runners Out!
When most people talk about throwing injuries, pitchers are the main subject. This makes sense when considering that roughly 25 percent of Major League Pitchers have undergone Tommy John Surgery at some point in their careers, not to mention countless shoulder injuries.… continue reading
I wanted to write a quick post to detail some of the important aspects of giving signs as a catcher. Giving signs is relatively easy but small mistakes can lead to the other team stealing signs and the pitcher becoming frustrated.… continue reading
Thank you to the many of you have been avid readers of our hitting and pitching material on Baseball Rebellion. We absolutely love sharing what we know and love with you. JK Whited and I are excited to bring you more free content in the catching discipline!… continue reading