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Breaking Ball Grip

Topics: Baseball Instruction

This classic baseball instruction video comes from back in 2003 with Cincinnati Reds pitcher, Ryan Wagner. Reds broadcaster Chris Welsh asks Ryan how he throws and grips his breaking ball.

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Pitcher Staying “On Top” of the Ball

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This classic baseball instruction video comes from back in 2003 with Cincinnati Reds pitcher, Scott Sullivan. Reds broadcaster Chris Welsh asks Scott about the phrase often used for pitchers about staying “on top” of the ball.

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Long Toss

Topics: Baseball Instruction

This classic baseball instruction video comes from back in 2003 with Cincinnati Reds pitcher, Scott Sullivan. Reds broadcaster Chris Welsh asks Scott about loss toss for pitchers.

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Holding Runners on Base

Topics: Baseball Instruction

This classic baseball instruction video comes from back in 2003 with Cincinnati Reds pitcher, Scott Sullivan. Reds broadcaster Chris Welsh asks Scott how he holds runners on base. The way that Scott holds runners on base might surprise you.

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How to Throw a Good Curveball

Topics: Baseball Instruction

This classic baseball instruction video comes from back in 2003 with Cincinnati Reds pitcher, Scott Sullivan. Reds broadcaster Chris Welsh asks Scott about how he throws his curveball as a sidearm pitcher.

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Relief Pitcher Getting Loose

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This classic baseball instruction video comes from back in 2003 with Cincinnati Reds pitcher, Scott Sullivan. Reds broadcaster Chris Welsh asks Scott about how a relief pitcher gets loose to prepare to enter a game in the late innings.

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What to Know About Trips to the Mound

Topics: Manager, Pitcher

Substitutions and Mound Visits  5.10 (a)-5.11 (D) (3) Substitution issues: Rule 5.10-b Comment Double-Switch: The manager must give the substitutions to the umpire before he signals. Both players must be given at the same time; A manager can do it as late as when he gets on the mound. If a manager signals before he…

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