Lessons From A Baseball Showcase

I just returned from a special “INVITE ONLY” showcase.  In all of the ‘showcases’ that I helped with, this one had the largest collection of talented players in one place that I have ever seen.  I paid special attention the the hitters during batting practice and during the game.  What resonated the most about the hitters was this:  Most good hitters hit very well in batting practice..Because..Batting Practice is a “predictable environment”.  But when the game began, not everyone hit well.  Why ?  It’s because the game pitches are ”unpredictable”.   And in this setting, the BEST hitters rise to the top.  The Best hitters rise to the top, BECAUSE..most good hitters, have a good FEELING for .. TIMING!