What is the definition of a high-scoring offense? How do you measure a player’s offensive productivity? How do you keep your team on track throughout the course of a long season?
High-Scoring Baseball is the definitive guide for establishing an aggressive, opportunistic, and disciplined offense. Inside you’ll find detailed coverage of the four offensive team goals and the six ways to create offensive pressure that gives every team a chance to be high scorers.
Then go inside the numbers for an in-depth analysis of run production. Discover the most common predictors for achieving a big inning, the importance of getting the lead-off hitter on, and the importance of collecting free bases. You’ll identify the most effective strategies based on specific game situations as well as the proper mental approach and physical adjustments to execute in those situations.
Offense is more than a player’s batting average or a team’s ability to hit the long ball. It’s all about run production. It’s a player’s ability to achieve a high-quality at-bat and a team’s ability to create a big inning. High-Scoring Baseball will change the way you see and play the game.
Chapter 1: Facts about Run Production
Chapter 2: Assessing Your Personnel
Chapter 3: Setting Realistic Goals
Chapter 4: Defining a High-Quality At-Bat
Chapter 5: Creating Pressure with the Bunt
Chapter 6: The Ultimate Hitter
Chapter 7: Aggressive Baserunning
Chapter 8: Intelligent Base Stealing
Chapter 9: Get ’Em On, Get ’Em Over
Chapter 10: RBI Situations: Get ’Em in and Keep the Rally Going
Chapter 11: Organizing Effective Practices
Chapter 12: Game Day
Chapter 13: Team Evaluation