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high school baseball

March 31, 2016

Baseball coach: ‘If we win 14 games, I’ll let you name my kid’

We enjoy highlighting the creative motivational strategies coaches use with their players, but this one might be the most daring. "If we win 14 games, I'll let you name my kid." [caption id="attachment_15706" align="alignright" width="241"] Pl...


March 30, 2016

Texas baseball coaches association to propose pitch count

The Texas High School Baseball Coaches Association (THSBCA) next month will propose a pitch limit to help prevent arm injuries in young athletes, The Dallas Morning News is reporting. [caption id="attachment_15702" align="alignright" width="280"] ...


February 12, 2016

MLB to debut protective caps for pitchers

MLB will debut protective headwear for pitchers during this year's spring training, according to a report from ESPN's Outside The Lines. [caption id="attachment_15407" align="alignleft" width="225"] Photo: Kevin Hoffman[/caption] The move towa...


January 18, 2016

Drafted prep baseball players given flexibility to hire agents

High school baseball players drafted by major league clubs can now hire agents without affecting their college eligibility. [caption id="attachment_15133" align="alignright" width="273"] Drafted high school baseball players can now hire an agent w...


July 6, 2015

Umpires now required to give warnings before ejecting coaches

The National Federation of State High School Associations approved a new rule that requires umpires to give baseball coaches a warning before ejecting them from games. [caption id="attachment_13231" align="alignright" width="281"] Umpires must now...


March 16, 2015

Pitcher health remains concern in high school baseball

Tommy John surgery is becoming more common amongst pitchers today, and that's forced a number of organizations to scrutinize workload and days of rest. States like Alabama, Colorado and Vermont have rules in place to provide pitchers greater oppor...


February 10, 2010

Text Messages Place Baseball Coach On Leave

Here is another cautionary tale for coaches out there - don’t send inappropriate text messages to students. This time, it’s West Hartford High (Conn.) baseball coach Sean McCann who is under investigation. He allegedly sent inappropriate ...


February 5, 2010

California’s Winningest Prep Baseball Coach Dies

John Stevenson, who won 1.059 games in 50 baseball seasons at El Segundo High (Calif.), died Monday at the age of 76 due to a heart attack.http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/dodgerthoughts/2010/01/californias-winningest-prep-baseball-coach-passes-away.h...