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Pitching Tips

Butch Thompson

Assistant Baseball Coach Auburn University

Coach Butch Thompson of Auburn University has a few pitching tips to help raise the tempo of the game and to help your pitchers learn to focus.

Pushing The Tempo

Pitchers need to be able to field the baseball and Coach Thompson is determined to get the pitchers tempo faster than game speed and to insure they are fielding baseballs.

More Pitching Tips

Some tips include matching your change up to your fast ball, and as an aside....who really determines what a really great pitch is?

Developing Focus

A pitcher must be focused and getting focused after walking the first batter of a game is 4 pitches to late.