Exclusive Video: Sandy Alomar Jr. teaches the Dry Blocking Drill

Exclusive Video: Sandy Alomar Jr. teaches the Dry Blocking Drill

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Exclusive Video: Sandy Alomar Jr. teaches the Dry Blocking Drill

Let’s give credit where credit is due: catchers are awesome! Sure, the position is often overlooked in favor of the pitcher’s effort, but really, catchers are the eyes and ears—the commanders behind the plate—of a baseball team. And let’s not forget the words of the great baseball philosopher Casey Stengel, who said, “You have to have a catcher, otherwise you will have a lot of passed balls.”

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Ain’t that the truth?!

Of course, one could take Casey’s profound realism (and thanks for keeping it real, coach) and argue that without proper blocking technique and conditioning, a baseball team is really no better off with a catcher either. Luckily, YSPN360.com has six-time All-Star Sandy Alomar Jr. to give you an exclusive look at conditioning drills and techniques that will make passed balls a thing of the…well, past.

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