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SBA’s top tips on stealing third base

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We have covered getting out of the box, leading off and stealing second base, and plenty of information on how being a heads up ball player can turn even a slow player into a base running threat.  Go to SBA’s website, http://www.sbabaseballacademy.com/news/and check out all of my articles and top tips on hitting and base running. Stealing […]

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What we can learn from Yankee pitcher Masahiro Tanaka

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I was lucky enough to see Tanaka live this week as the M’s took on the Yankees at Safeco.  Tanaka struck out 11 Mariners and lost his shutout bid to a Robinson Cano HR in the ninth inning.  I really like M’s new manager Loyd McClendon, who after every game during his post game interview […]

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SBA’s top tips on leading off 1B and secondary leads

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FIRST BASE:  Remain on the base and pick up your third base coach for signs.  Wait until he is through with all his signs before taking your lead.  Once the pitcher addresses the rubber, KEEP YOUR EYES ON THE BASEBALL and take your lead.  As you lead off try not to cross your feet, slowly […]

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SBA’s top tips for good base running “part 1″

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Good base running could mean the difference between winning and losing a game.  You do not need to be the fastest player to be a good base runner.  A  slower player can often increase his value to the team by being a smart heads up player once he gets on the base paths!    Base […]

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SBA to host “SELECT BASEBALL INFO NIGHT” JUNE 25

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PARENT INFO NIGHT: SELECT BASEBALL On Wednesday, June 25th, 2014 from 7:00PM-8:00PM, SBA will host “Select Baseball Info Night”.  If your child is in their last year of little league and wants to play next year, we encourage parents to attend this event. This is open to any parents who wish to attend whether your […]

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College World Series update..Huskies take on Georgia Tech today

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I really enjoy watching the College World Series later in June.  Regionals start today and it is fun having a local team playing.  The Washington Huskies take on Georgia Tech today at 1pm.  Last Sunday 64 teams were chosen and were broken into groups of 4 as they play a double elimination format to reach […]

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A player’s responsibility: SBA’s tips on succeeding as a ball player

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How does a player get better?  Lessons, the latest gear, move to a supposedly better team or organization? Those might be good ideas but the bulk of the answer comes from a player’s responsiblity to him or her self.  In chapter 8 of the book “The Mental Game of Baseball” the focus is on personal responsibility.   In this day […]

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Eastlake, Woodinville & Mt. Si earn state playoff berths

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The Eastlake  Wolves beat Skyline, Bothell and Woodinville to win the KINGCO 4A Title and advanced to the state tournament.  The Mt. Si Wildcats won the KINGCO 3A title by edging Juanita 3-2 and are once again in the state tournament.  Eastlake takes on Kentridge in the first round this Saturday at Art Wright field in […]

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SBA’s tips on how to “BUST A SLUMP”

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Players of all ages go through many ups and downs during their playing careers. Baseball is a tough game and slumps are part of it whether you like it or not! To understand how to BUST a slump, we must first understand how we get into a slump in the first place.  I  believe a slump […]

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7 Tips on How to become a better baseball player

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Former College player and now baseball advisor Jack Elliott offers some tips for players.  At the end of each season a player should analyze how much time he/she is studying the game, becoming a better athlete, and amount of practice time spent advancing baseball skills. 1.  Read and Watch Everything baseball.  Read books, videos, watch […]

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