Monthly Archives: November 2012

Chilly is good!

I’m not a fair-weather fan…at all. I love being cold, and coldness actually helps baseball players! Unlike most people, I have two best friends instead of one: ibuprofen and ICE. Both are really helpful in getting rid of sore arms, … Continue reading

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Watch your Wrists

Why do people wear sweatbands? Why do they tape their wrists? Why do they do this, or that? Sometimes it has a reason, but most of the time it’s just to look good. And that’s what baseball players are all … Continue reading

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(Don’t) Wash your hat!

Am I superstitious? More than you would believe! Superstition is the motive for a lot of what I do in baseball, like licking my fingers before every pitch and blowing a bubble before every at bat. It’s not logical, but … Continue reading

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Rubber-arm syndrome

So, the fall baseball season is officially over for me, which means winter workouts are about to start up. Like most baseball players who want to actually become the best athlete they possibly can, I’ve been doing some work on … Continue reading

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Blisters!!!

Okay, does anyone like blisters? No? I didn’t think so, and I know that I REALLY don’t like blisters. They’re gross, aggravating, and amazingly painful; but no matter how much people dislike or even hate them, blisters will always exist. … Continue reading

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