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Former MLB player Chris Colabello and famed hitting coach Bobby Tewksbary, cofounders of Pelotero discuss the hottest topics in baseball, sports, and athlete development.

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Former MLB player Chris Colabello and famed hitting coach Bobby Tewksbary, cofounders of Pelotero discuss the hottest topics in baseball, sports, and athlete development.

    Derek Jeter, Hall of Famers, Intentional Balks, Best Lineup in Baseball

    Derek Jeter, Hall of Famers, Intentional Balks, Best Lineup in Baseball

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    3:17 - The guys reflect on Derek Jeter’s career, what he meant to them growing up, and what makes guys like Jeter, Brady, and Jordan so different.

    18:35 - Intentional balks - What are these? What is this all about?

    24:47 - Bobby recaps the Mets Yankees Sunday night game and why things got heated!

    29:47 - Who should get into the Hall of Fame from the new guys eligible in 2022?

    35:38 - Quick Hits - Soto’s insane second half, and Wander Franco’s historical streaks

    41:20 - Post Show - Do the Blue Jays have the best lineup in baseball? And some talk about the wildcard race

    • 54 min
    Mets Boo Their Fans, Tools vs. Attitude, Programming Hitters, High IQ Baseball Plays

    Mets Boo Their Fans, Tools vs. Attitude, Programming Hitters, High IQ Baseball Plays

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    2:29 - Is on field machine work garbage? General thoughts on the individuality of preparation for competition.

    11:22 - The guys discuss the Mets players giving a thumbs down to their fans this past week.

    15:37 - This guys discuss a tweet from Jeff Leach saying that having a great attitude and work ethic is not enough if you do not have the skills to back it up.

    23:49 - Marcus Stroman made an athletic play to cover third base last week - the guys discuss whether or not it qualifies as a “high IQ” baseball play.

    29:07 - Frameworks for programming hitters - process driven vs. results driven

    39:00 - Post Show: Trevor Story bat flip approved, general bat flip talk, Salvador Perez MVP?

    • 51 min
    Special Guest Assistant Red Sox Hitting Coach Pete Fatse, Coaching Conviction, Teaching Confidence

    Special Guest Assistant Red Sox Hitting Coach Pete Fatse, Coaching Conviction, Teaching Confidence

    Today we have Assistant Red Sox Hitting Coach Pete Fatse on to get DEEP into some hitting topics! Enjoy!

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    2:00 - Pete gets into just how cool it is to work for the Red Sox after having grown up a Red Sox fan.

    10:00 - Pete reflects on what it means to have an impact on the game at the highest level and the importance of seeking truth.

    15:00 - What is the difference between college players and MLB players? Why simplicity wins at the higher levels of the game

    20:01 - If Pete could go back to being a high school player what would he do differently?

    25:00 - Coaching goals: Using information and knowledge to keep things simple for hitters, the mental vs. physical battle, transactions vs. relationships

    32:00 - What its like coaching guys so talented they have never experienced failure

    34:45 - How do you teach confidence/conviction in players? Creating an identity in players

    52:58 - Pete talks about deciding to go coach at the professional level vs. being a private hitting coach for players.

    • 59 min
    One Year of Pelotero Pickle! Tons of Hitting Talk, Coaching Ownership, Astrophysics

    One Year of Pelotero Pickle! Tons of Hitting Talk, Coaching Ownership, Astrophysics

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    1:30 - It’s Pelotero release day! The guys share some reflection on getting to this point and what they are excited to provide moving forward.

    5:03 - Bobby talks about his guest spot on the New England Baseball Journal last week which leads into a big picture discussion about hitting, how hitters figure out how to do their work, and what to think about while in the batters box.

    32:25 - The guys react to a tweet about college recruiting — so many players want to be seen but very few are actually thinking about if the CAN play at the school they want to be.

    44:09 - Reacting to a Tom House tweet about how coaches should not consider anyone to be “their guys”.

    50:12 - The guys react to a story about an astrophysicist with the A’s that is finding success working with their pitchers, and the importance of being able to communicate broader ideas to actionable baseball cues.

    55:25 - Chris Sale and Eloy Jimenez recently returned from long absences due to injury…the guys discuss what its like to come back from injuries that sideline you for long periods of time.

    1:04:16 - Post Show - Some MLB season talk, stories behind Chris’s tweets, and Miggy’s 500th homer.

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Special Guest UTSA Coach Carlton Salters, Coaching Philosophy, Use of Tech, Field of Dreams Game

    Special Guest UTSA Coach Carlton Salters, Coaching Philosophy, Use of Tech, Field of Dreams Game

    Huge thanks to Assistant UTSA Softball Coach Carlton Salters for coming on the show!

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    2:19 - Who is Carlton? We get into his background playing Division 1 Football, cultural differences between the sports, and how he ended up coaching softball.

    9:04 - Carlton goes through and talk about the pictures in his office and what it means for a player to be in there - a really cool culture building device!

    20:03 - Some talk about UTSA’s new complex and the importance of universities investing in their athletes.

    27:20 - Diving into hitting talk - the state of offense in the game of softball, coaching philosophy, how to beat the best pitchers in the game

    44:00 - Talking tech - favorite hitting tech, best implementations, where does Carlton want the hitting tech to be in two years

    1:02:02 - The Field of Dreams Game - the guys break down their reactions to the theme, the game’s dramatic finish, and Carlton has an awesome idea for some other special location games the MLB should do in the near future.

    1:12:28 - Reactions to Carlton’s twitter thread about putting yourself out there without fear in pursuit of excellence

    1:20:59 - Post Show - Each of the guys list hitters to watch in the upcoming weeks.

    • 1 hr 29 min
    Homer Pimping Etiquette, How College Recruiting Works, Building Team Chemistry

    Homer Pimping Etiquette, How College Recruiting Works, Building Team Chemistry

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    1:36 - What does your batting average need to be for pimping a homer to be acceptable?

    19:18 - Vlad Jr. went up with no batting gloves yesterday - how changing your grip/feel can help get you out of a slump.

    25:30 - How recruiting actually happens, NO BS!

    36:55 - Clubhouse Chemistry and why it can propel and hold teams back…how do you create it??

    53:31 - Mailbag - We answer some of your submitted questions.

    1:05:13 - Post Show - Albert Pujols and Olympics talk

    • 1 hr 8 min

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