Only got the audio of this, but Eric Byrnes, broadcaster and former major leaguer, drops some serious knowledge on the effectiveness of the pitching machine in baseball training. This is a great clip to pass on to the players in your life.

“I’ll argue to this day, that I became a big leaguer when my parents got me a pitching machine… My dad knew nothing about baseball, but he figured out how to throw me batting practice.”


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