The Role of a Minor League Hitting Instructor
This classic baseball instruction video comes from back in 2003 with Cincinnati Reds Minor League Hitting Instructor, Freddie Benavides. Reds broadcaster Chris Welsh asks Freddy about the role of a roving minor league hitting instructor, and specifically about his work Reds top prospect at the time, Ray Olmedo.
Signing and Scouting Players from the Mexican League with Johnny Almarez
This classic baseball instruction video comes from back in 2003 with Cincinnati Reds Senior Advisor to Baseball Operations Johnny Almarez. Reds broadcaster Chris Welsh asks Johnny about the signing and scouting players in the Mexican League.
Catching With Mike Stefanski – Throwing Out the Runner Attempting to Steal 3B
Catching with Mike Stefanski – Shutting Down the Running Game
Catching with Mike Stefanski – Moving Your Body to Block Wild Pitches
Catching with Mike Stefanski – How Catchers Should Anticipate and Block Pitches in the Dirt
Catching with Mike Stefanski – Setup with Runners On
Catching with Mike Stefanski – Setup with No Runners On
The Math Behind the Stolen Base
Numbers often tell the story in baseball. In this video, shot in 1993, Reds Bench Coach, Ray Knight details the numbers behind the stolen base. How long does it take a catcher to catch a pitch and then get the ball to 2B? How fast must a runner get to 2B to be safe 80%…