Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo
You are here > Home > Baseball Newsstand > Baseball Primer Newsblog > Discussion
Baseball Primer Newsblog
— The Best News Links from the Baseball Newsstand

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Josh VanMeter’s Reds rise the result of thinking differently about hitting – The Athletic

I’m waiting to see how permanent his change will be and will it be enough to keep him in MLB.

VanMeter, who was traded to the Reds that offseason, watched a lot of video, starting with Barry Bonds.

“The best hitters get on a plane early and are in the zone as long as they possibly can. I wasn’t getting into the zone early enough,” VanMeter said. “I was really re-teaching myself how to get on a better path, slightly upward through the zone. A lot of it for me, too, was figuring out how to stay in my back hip as long as I possibly could. I guess, to make that simple, it’s all staying behind the ball, not getting out over my front side and stuff like that.”

Jim Furtado Posted: May 22, 2019 at 08:50 AM | 0 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: josh vanmeter, pay site, reds

Reader Comments and Retorts

Go to end of page

Statements posted here are those of our readers and do not represent the BaseballThinkFactory. Names are provided by the poster and are not verified. We ask that posters follow our submission policy. Please report any inappropriate comments.

You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.

 

 

<< Back to main

News

All News | Prime News

Old-School Newsstand


BBTF Partner

Dynasty League Baseball

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
Don Malcolm
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogWe Provide Leverage: A Thought Experiment
(22 - 11:15am, Feb 27)
Last: .

NewsblogDylan Carlson has flourished at every level despite his youth, so why would the Cards be cautious with him now? – The Athletic
(2 - 11:14am, Feb 27)
Last: Jefferson Manship (Dan Lee)

NewsblogMLS owners predict league will surpass MLB, Premier League
(18 - 11:11am, Feb 27)
Last: Manny Coon

NewsblogPrimer Dugout (and link of the day) 2-27-2020
(2 - 11:07am, Feb 27)
Last: Mefisto

NewsblogGetting the Marlins to 94 Wins
(3 - 11:05am, Feb 27)
Last: Nasty Nate

NewsblogWorcester approves about $30M more for new ballpark
(5 - 10:34am, Feb 27)
Last: What did Billy Ripken have against ElRoy Face?

NewsblogOn Marwin Gonzalez and voiding contracts
(7 - 10:32am, Feb 27)
Last: Fancy Pants Handle on Altuve's Buzzer

NewsblogBregman becomes 7th Astros player hit by pitch in 5 games
(7 - 10:29am, Feb 27)
Last: Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Griffin (Vlad)

NewsblogTrevor Bauer Says '70 Percent' of MLB Pitchers Illegally Use Pine Tar
(15 - 10:28am, Feb 27)
Last: TJ

NewsblogOT - NBA Thread 2020
(1488 - 10:03am, Feb 27)
Last: jmurph

NewsblogBraves’ revenue rose to franchise-record $476M in 2019; expenses up, too
(10 - 9:50am, Feb 27)
Last: snapper (history's 42nd greatest monster)

NewsblogWondering about Wander? Take a look during Rays’ next games
(1 - 9:45am, Feb 27)
Last: sotapop

NewsblogTim Tebow will play for the Philippines in World Baseball Classic qualifying
(13 - 8:54am, Feb 27)
Last: Zonk Begs Your Pardon, Mr Blago

NewsblogOT - Catch-All Pop Culture Extravaganza (February 2020)
(157 - 6:47am, Feb 27)
Last: the Centaur Nipple Paradox (CoB).

NewsblogOT - Soccer Thread - January, 2020
(676 - 2:30am, Feb 27)
Last: Richard

Page rendered in 0.2181 seconds
44 querie(s) executed