Archive for March, 2008

Steve Holm is in Major League Baseball, San Francisco Giants

Monday, March 31st, 2008

From Host Mom: This was an exciting weekend. Our Baseball Pro, Steve Holm, played in two exhibition games against the cross-bay Oakland A’s. It was fun watching him play behind the plate in the Giants ball park in the San Francisco Giants major league baseball uniform. And he got several hits. Then on Sunday, Steve [...]

Youth Baseball Batting Advice

Wednesday, March 26th, 2008

From Ask the Baseball Pro: Tom wrote: I help coach my son’s 12u travel team. I was working with one of the boys on the tee when the head coach came over to add some advise. I was having the player stop the bat at impact so I could evaluate where the barrel was making [...]

NAIA Possible Alternative to College Transfer

Tuesday, March 25th, 2008

From Ask the Baseball Pro: Irene wrote: With the new transfer rule in effect for college players my son who is a sophomore in a D1 college is having a difficult time making a choice. He had minimal playing time his freshman year as a senior was ahead of him, which was fine. It gave [...]

College Transfer Rules for Baseball Programs

Monday, March 24th, 2008

From Ask the Baseball Pro: Nick wrote: I have a question. How does a player who is unhappy with his current coach and team transfer to another college program? I want to talk to a coach in a program closer to my home. However in order to do that, the new coach needs me to [...]

Steve Holm at Major League Camp for San Francisco Giants.

Sunday, March 23rd, 2008

Our Baseball Pro was invited to “Big League Camp” in January, a big step up from Minor League Camp. He’s still there, and doing well, as you can see from this news release from the San Francisco Giants, which is a major accomplishment. Steve has a great work ethic and disciplined approach to the game. [...]

Getting from Community College to a Four Year College

Sunday, March 23rd, 2008

From Ask the Baseball Pro: Fred wrote: My son Travis is currently playing at Diablo Valley College (JC) in Pleasant Hill,Ca. He is a red shirt freshman,starting at 3rd and currently hitting .380 out of the 4 spot. He is 5′ 11′ and 185. He was not recruited out of High School (except to DVC) [...]

Batting Coach Question

Sunday, March 2nd, 2008

From Ask the Baseball Pro: Agnetha wrote: My son has always been a fantastic “slugger”. And his team as well, he is 14. Now a batting Coach is in the picture and changing just about everything about his batting. Now his at-bat is not very good at all, the team as well. The boys ground [...]