Bringing MLB to Panama for the first time since 1947, the New York Yankees and the Miami Marlins have scheduled a two-game series at Panama City’s Rod Carew Stadium on March 15-16. Dubbed the “Legends Series,” the games were pushed by former Yankee great and Panama native Mariano Rivera, the game’s all-time saves leader. Rivera […]
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Is batting practice necessary?
By Kevin Reichard on August 17, 2012 in Major-League Baseball, News
It’s a cherished baseball tradition, but many players and coaches now say that batting practice is a waste of time and can actually do more harm than good by reinforcing bad habits. The pregame batting practice has been part of baseball since the 1880s, when players come to practice their swings before the game. It’s […]