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08 Apr 2016

Do you think you're a mother or father of your secondary school baseball player who's dreams and aspirations of visiting a D1 college or setting up a term for himself in the MLB? Unfortunately for the kid, You happen to be holding him back more than you understand.

A huge 46 players that have a father or close relative who played in the MLB were drafted in 2015 [1]. Some of the more well-known these include Conor Biggio, the son of Hall of Famer Craig Biggio and Mariano Rivera Jr., the son of all-time saves leader Mariano Rivera.


Look at this: players with MLB close relatives are 3 times prone to get drafted, compared to those players without MLB relatives [2]. So why do you imagine clubs draft this type of player? Because he checks the following boxes:

1) Raw talent / athletic genes,

2) Top connections,

3) MLB coaching.

MLB scouts are willing to take a risk given that they know these kids grow up under the right conditions. Which means your son reaches a natural DISadvantage. When you can�t control genes or connections, your son does have a shot to obtain MLB coaching.

At Coached App, our goal is always to level the stage. We provide parents a can�t-miss choice of the BEST baseball coaches on the globe. We�ve assembled a star-studded set of current Big League hitting and pitching coaches, along with former All-Stars!

These guys are crucial to your ball player�s development. We�re talking Atlanta Braves hitting coach Kevin Seitzer, whose son Cameron was selected within the 2011 draft striking .308 and 12 HRs in AA for your Rays in 2015; Mets phenom Gregg Jefferies, whose son Jake have also been drafted in 2015, is also around the app. Guys like Detroit Tigers hitting coach Wally Joyner, Royals pitching coach Dave Eiland, Yankees bullpen coach Mike Harkey and more are available, too.

�The Coached App� is free of charge to download and is also designed for both iPhone and iPad. Parents simply send video(s) of their ballplayer�s swing or pitch with their favorite coach about the app. The coach replies which has a voice narrated, frame-by-frame breakdown of the initial video, giving feedback on areas that require improvement. Players can typically expect feedback inside of 72 hours.

 


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