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Knowing that Cardinal runs would be at a premium against Sheets, LaRussa went into action when his leadoff hitter doubled to open the game.
Turner is a middle blocker, and Lopez is an outside hitter.
Twenty years ago, the designated hitter came into being because the game was in the doldrums and needed an infusion of offensive excitement--or so the numbskull owners believed.
The lightweight Swift Stik will allow hitters to work on fundamentals through underloading (lighter than normal training), enabling the hitter to get many more swings a day.
of Rhode Island, we had a lot of positive results in pressing the defense in this situation, particularly when the hitter was down in the count.
Every good hitter works at his craft--hard, long, and all the time.