No, when I tell a kid to "pitch to contact", I what him to be..."The ultimate "pitching to contact" guy would be a pitcher that just grooves pitches and gets hit on the 1st or 2nd pitch."
Originally Posted by CircleChange11
Not at all, I only use the phrase when my pitcher, "can't hit the board side of a barn if he was standing inside of it". In that case, I'd rather have him throw it right down Broadway.......and hope for the best.
No, we're describing a guy that throws a lot of strikes, but throws them in areas of the zone that batters don't hit well, in other words the periphery.
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