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Doesn’t matter if you’re just starting out, or you’re a seasoned player. Our tips & tricks, information on drills, equipment & more will help take your game to the next level. Whether you are looking for a how to choose your next bat, or how to break in your brand new glove, pick from one of our guides below and get started!

What Are the Different Types of Pitches in Baseball?

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Different types of pitches in baseball

A great starting pitcher can throw anywhere from four to five pitches anywhere in the zone for strikes. One might be his designated strikeout pitch that he goes for early in the count when he’s got the batter in a hole. A great pitcher might only utilize one pitch, like Hall of Famer Mariano Rivera […]

How Much Does a Baseball Weigh?

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America’s pastime is and has been governed by a plethora of rules both written and unwritten for over a century, but when it comes to the ball that is thrown to start every single game, Major League Baseball has installed a little leeway.

American League top MVP Candidates

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Mookie Betts of the Boston Red Sox took home MVP honors last season and while having a solid season, is far off the pace from a year ago.  With baseballs flying out of the ballpark at record rates, there are several players having seasons worthy of MVP consideration.  Not to overlook pitchers, because they have […]

Top National League MVP Candidates for 2019

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With the Major League Baseball season heading down the home stretch, the playoff races are heating up. Coinciding with the run for the post season are battles for individual honors, including Most Valuable Player. Generally, the MVP comes from a contending team and this year is no exception.

One-Piece Bats vs. Two-Piece Bats

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One-piece bats vs. two-piece bats… Which one is better and why? Which option is better for a power hitter or a for a contact hitter? Whether it’s baseball or for softball, we often see this question pop up.

Bat Buying Tips and Tricks

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At The Bat Nerds, we have owned and hit with more than 100 baseball bats. With our vast experience we thought we would let you in on a few things to consider as you comb through your 2018 list of fastpitch , baseball and softball bats. Our bat buying guide is here to give you […]