Valdosta State University hitting coach Todd Guilliams brings his record-setting hitting expertise in this comprehensive resource about the offensive side of the ball. Valdosta State University hitting coach Todd Guilliams is no stranger to offensive success on the field. Now Guilliams brings his hitting expertise to High-Scoring Baseball: Enhanced Edition, the most comprehensive resource available about the offensive side of the ball.
To maximize your offense and experience high-scoring games, read High-Scoring Baseball. To have an effective offense, a team needs to have a flexible game plan that puts the team in the best possible position, day after day, game after game, to score as many runs as possible. Although five runs is the major-league average, a high-scoring offense will seek to score more than the average number of runs, to be better than average.
This directive promotes quick reads and potentially more runs, whereas delayed reads result in only one-base advancement and no runs. The final drill can be used both indoors or out and challenges base runners’ ability to react intelligently to various situations. Base runners can spend three minutes at each base.
An example would be the game-day BP routine, which incorporates hitting in various counts, changing speeds, executing with runners on base, and finishing each round with a bunt. By varying the distance of the BP pitcher from the hitter, we can work on rhythm and timing. Base runners rotate up one base when the hitter finishes a round.