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How to Throw a Changeup

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This classic baseball instruction video comes from back in 2003 with Cincinnati Reds pitcher, Chris Reitsma. Reds broadcaster Chris Welsh asks Reitsma how he throws his changeup and what makes it effective.

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When to Call Up a Player from the Minors

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This classic baseball instruction video comes from back in 2003 with Cincinnati Reds farm director, Tim Naehring. Reds broadcaster Chris Welsh asks Tim how they know when it’s correct right time to call up a player from the minor leagues.

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What is a Fungo Bat?

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This classic baseball instruction video comes from back in 2003 with Cincinnati Reds manager, Dave Miley. Reds broadcaster Chris Welsh asks Dave what is a Fungo bat, and how that bat is important for daily skill development with big leaguers.

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Pitcher Postgame Recovery

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This classic baseball instruction video comes from back in 2003 with Cincinnati Reds head trainer, Mark Mann. Reds broadcaster Chris Welsh asks Mark about how the recovery process for a starting pitcher after the game.  

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MLB Trainers Role on Preparing the Starting Pitcher

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This classic baseball instruction video comes from back in 2003 with Cincinnati Reds head trainer, Mark Mann. Reds broadcaster Chris Welsh asks Mark what the trainers role is in preparing the starting pitcher for the game.

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Bunting for a Base Hit

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This classic baseball instruction video comes from back in 2003 with Cincinnati Reds infielders Barry Larkin and Juan Castro. Reds broadcaster Chris Welsh asks the guys how to lay down a bunt with the intent of getting a hit.

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The Proper Bat Angle for Bunting

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This classic baseball instruction video comes from back in 2003 with Cincinnati Reds shortstop, Captain and future Hall-Of-Famer, Barry Larkin. Reds broadcaster Chris Welsh asks Barry to explain the proper bat angle when trying to lay down a bunt.

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The Rules of Trading Players Away

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This classic baseball instruction video comes from back in 2003 with Cincinnati Reds interim General Manager, Brad Kullman. Reds broadcaster Chris Welsh asks Brad about the rules of trading players away before the deadline.

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September Call-Ups

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This classic baseball instruction video comes from back in 2003 with Cincinnati Reds interim General Manager, Brad Kullman. Reds broadcaster Chris Welsh asks Brad about the procedure of calling up players in September before the deadline and postseason eligibility.

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Defending Matt Stairs

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This classic baseball instruction video comes from back in 2003 with Cincinnati Reds bench coach, Ray Knight. Reds broadcaster Chris Welsh asks Ray about Pirates slugger Matt Stairs coming to town and how the Reds will try to defend him.  

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