What do you guys aim for?
This summer I’m aiming for 100%, but Hopeing to be 75%+ at the end of the year.
I’m aiming for about 90%. Last year, my dad recorded during a few games what happened when I threw 1st pitch strikes vs. when I didn’t, and the contrast was huge. When I did throw 1st pitch strikes, I got about 90% of the hitters, out but when I didn’t, I only got out about 60%.
my coach preaches 100%
and i believe getting ahead in the count really helps the odds of getting the batter out. i have heard something like the average drops about 100 points after getting first pitch strike.
id like to see the official stat
I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: The best pitch in baseball is STRIKE ONE. You get that, you’re ahead of the batter, and you’re ahead of the game.
I want a first pitch strike to every batter.