Dear Baseball Gods,

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Sinopsis

Listen in as Dan Blewett shares stories from his tumultuous baseball career, and the lessons he learned scratching his way (almost) to the top.

Episodios

  • EP109 – Odds of Making it to the Majors Why the Show is Going on a Break

    EP109 – Odds of Making it to the Majors; Why the Show is Going on a Break

    29/12/2020 Duración: 20min

    Dear Baseball Gods will be on pause for a few months – Dan explains why in this episode and what to expect. … EP109 – Odds of Making it to the Majors; Why the Show is Going on a Break Read More »

  • EP108 – Is Throwing a Football Good for Pitchers? Plus Home Gym Tips

    EP108 – Is Throwing a Football Good for Pitchers? Plus Home Gym Tips

    22/12/2020 Duración: 20min

    In this episode, Dan discusses reasons on whether throwing a football is beneficial for pitchers. Dan also gives helpful suggestions on equipment … EP108 – Is Throwing a Football Good for Pitchers? Plus Home Gym Tips Read More »

  • EP107 – BABIP (Batting Average on Balls in Play) Plus Is Bunting Good or Bad?

    EP107 – BABIP (Batting Average on Balls in Play) Plus Is Bunting Good or Bad?

    17/12/2020 Duración: 26min

    In this episode, Dan discusses BABIP (batting average on balls in play) and the importance of understanding what BABIP is especially for … EP107 – BABIP (Batting Average on Balls in Play) Plus Is Bunting Good or Bad? Read More »

  • EP106 – Run Expectancy Plus Nutrition for Middle Schoolers

    EP106 – Run Expectancy Plus Nutrition for Middle Schoolers

    10/12/2020 Duración: 22min

    In this episode, Dan gives a rundown of run expectancy in baseball, along with different scenarios on how run expectancy plays out … EP106 – Run Expectancy Plus Nutrition for Middle Schoolers Read More »

  • EP105 – Pitching Velocity Ranges and Peaks Offseason Weekly Throwing Plus, Knowing Who You Are as a Player

    EP105 – Pitching Velocity Ranges and Peaks; Offseason Weekly Throwing; Plus, Knowing Who You Are as a Player

    03/12/2020 Duración: 18min

    In this episode, Dan discusses pitching velocity ranges and peaks and how they interact with each other. Dan then talks through the … EP105 – Pitching Velocity Ranges and Peaks; Offseason Weekly Throwing; Plus, Knowing Who You Are as a Player Read More »

  • EP104 – Is Core Training for Baseball Overrated? Plus, Garbage Time in the Weight Room

    EP104 – Is Core Training for Baseball Overrated? Plus, Garbage Time in the Weight Room

    12/11/2020 Duración: 17min

    Is core training for baseball overrated? Dan discusses what core training does and doesn’t do for an athlete. Also in this episode, … EP104 – Is Core Training for Baseball Overrated? Plus, Garbage Time in the Weight Room Read More »

  • EP103 – What to do When You Can’t Locate a Pitch Plus, What Type of Cleats are Best?

    EP103 – What to do When You Can’t Locate a Pitch; Plus, What Type of Cleats are Best?

    05/11/2020 Duración: 21min

    Having trouble locating a pitch? Dan gives helpful tips on how to locate each pitch. Also in this episode, Dan discusses which … EP103 – What to do When You Can’t Locate a Pitch; Plus, What Type of Cleats are Best? Read More »

  • EP102 – What Does Hiding the Ball Mean for Pitchers? And, Is a Knuckle Curve Different?

    EP102 – What Does Hiding the Ball Mean for Pitchers? And, Is a Knuckle Curve Different?

    29/10/2020 Duración: 20min

    Is a knuckle-curveball different than a regular curve? And, what does hiding the ball mean for pitchers? Should they try to do … EP102 – What Does Hiding the Ball Mean for Pitchers? And, Is a Knuckle Curve Different? Read More »

  • EP101 – Is Sleep Important For Performance? Plus, Is MLB Baseball Boring Now?

    EP101 – Is Sleep Important For Performance? Plus, Is MLB Baseball Boring Now?

    22/10/2020 Duración: 24min

    Some coaches claim that sleep is critical to recovery. Sure – this is true, and everyone needs sleep. But is it actually … EP101 – Is Sleep Important For Performance? Plus, Is MLB Baseball Boring Now? Read More »

  • EP100 – It’s Been One Hundred Episodes – What Have I Learned Since Then?

    EP100 – It’s Been One Hundred Episodes – What Have I Learned Since Then?

    15/10/2020 Duración: 57min

    In this landmark 100th episode, Dan reflects on some of the important things he’s learned in the 3 years that have passed … EP100 – It’s Been One Hundred Episodes – What Have I Learned Since Then? Read More »

  • EP99 – How Important Is Launch Angle? Distance Running  Are Goals Actually Useful?

    EP99 – How Important Is Launch Angle? Distance Running & Are Goals Actually Useful?

    01/10/2020 Duración: 22min

    Are short and longterm goals really that important? Is distance running useful for pitchers? Or is it the devil? And, what should … EP99 – How Important Is Launch Angle? Distance Running & Are Goals Actually Useful? Read More »

  • EP98 – Year Round Throwing Do’s and Don’ts Does Hand Size Matter in Throwing a Changeup? Plus: Pick Offs

    EP98 – Year Round Throwing Do’s and Don’ts; Does Hand Size Matter in Throwing a Changeup? Plus: Pick Offs

    24/09/2020 Duración: 28min

    Should pitchers throw year round in baseball? How should they plan their workload? And, does having small hands prevent a pitcher from … EP98 – Year Round Throwing Do’s and Don’ts; Does Hand Size Matter in Throwing a Changeup? Plus: Pick Offs Read More »

  • EP97 – Velo or Command for Young Players? Journaling  Yoga for Baseball Players

    EP97 – Velo or Command for Young Players? Journaling & Yoga for Baseball Players

    17/09/2020 Duración: 21min

    If a young pitcher has command but is way below average on velocity, is that at least a bit of solace? Is … EP97 – Velo or Command for Young Players? Journaling & Yoga for Baseball Players Read More »

  • EP96 – How to Pitch with Runners on 3rd How to Bounce Back After a Bad Start Is a Slider Bad for Your Arm?

    EP96 – How to Pitch with Runners on 3rd; How to Bounce Back After a Bad Start; Is a Slider Bad for Your Arm?

    03/09/2020 Duración: 16min

    Learn strategies to pitch with runners on 3rd base – the bases loaded, 2nd & 3rd, and runner on 3rd only. Then, … EP96 – How to Pitch with Runners on 3rd; How to Bounce Back After a Bad Start; Is a Slider Bad for Your Arm? Read More »

  • EP95 – Proper Arm Slot For Pitchers, Yelling Instructions to Players  Can Youth Players Throw a Knuckleball?

    EP95 – Proper Arm Slot For Pitchers, Yelling Instructions to Players & Can Youth Players Throw a Knuckleball?

    27/08/2020 Duración: 17min

    What’s the right arm slot for a pitcher, and what should be considered in adjusting arm slot? Plus, is it good to … EP95 – Proper Arm Slot For Pitchers, Yelling Instructions to Players & Can Youth Players Throw a Knuckleball? Read More »

  • EP94 – Best Pitching Repertoire – Dos and Donts 80%Rule Is it Okay to Show Emotion on the Field?

    EP94 – Best Pitching Repertoire – Dos and Donts; 80%Rule; Is it Okay to Show Emotion on the Field?

    20/08/2020 Duración: 21min

    Whats the best pitching repertoire for a high-spin fastball pitcher? Should he add a sinker, slider or curveball? What’s best? Dan also … EP94 – Best Pitching Repertoire – Dos and Donts; 80%Rule; Is it Okay to Show Emotion on the Field? Read More »

  • EP93 – Developmental Age of Ballplayers Wearing Your Cap Backwards Can Baseball Players Be…Fat?

    EP93 – Developmental Age of Ballplayers; Wearing Your Cap Backwards; Can Baseball Players Be…Fat?

    13/08/2020 Duración: 21min

    How fast do ballplayers develop? Is baseball skill related more to absolute skill? Or size and strength PLUS a requisite amount of … EP93 – Developmental Age of Ballplayers; Wearing Your Cap Backwards; Can Baseball Players Be…Fat? Read More »

  • EP92 – Does a Pitching Leg Kick Increase Velocity? What to Throw in a 3-2 Count, and How NOT to Pitch Injured

    EP92 – Does a Pitching Leg Kick Increase Velocity? What to Throw in a 3-2 Count, and How NOT to Pitch Injured

    06/08/2020 Duración: 19min

    Does a pitching leg kick increase velocity? Do higher leg kicks = faster fastballs or better mechanics? Dan also talks through the … EP92 – Does a Pitching Leg Kick Increase Velocity? What to Throw in a 3-2 Count, and How NOT to Pitch Injured Read More »

  • EP91 – Safe Strength Exercises  Optimal Bullpen Length for Pitchers

    EP91 – Safe Strength Exercises & Optimal Bullpen Length for Pitchers

    30/07/2020 Duración: 22min

    In episode 91, Dan discusses what parents should look for in a strength coach via the exercises they prescribe in a training … EP91 – Safe Strength Exercises & Optimal Bullpen Length for Pitchers Read More »

  • EP90 – Should You Take a Baseball Gap Year? Is Gatorade Bad for You and Should Pitchers Vary Leg Kick Timing?

    EP90 – Should You Take a Baseball Gap Year? Is Gatorade Bad for You and Should Pitchers Vary Leg Kick Timing?

    20/07/2020 Duración: 17min

    In this episode Dan discusses whether youth pitchers should vary their leg kick timing to disrupt hitters – is it good or … EP90 – Should You Take a Baseball Gap Year? Is Gatorade Bad for You and Should Pitchers Vary Leg Kick Timing? Read More »

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