Plaz, thanks for your reply. I like to pitch so much that I don’t think about my arm at times. I need to remind myself not to pitch until it hurts.
I pitched yesterday. My coach texted players on my team to see if anyone wanted to go early to play. A team scheduled to play earlier was missing a couple of players. I went early. I was the only one on my team that did. The team still played with 8. They let me pitch first. The catcher hadn’t caught in a while and he had trouble catching me. I even knocked his glove off once. I couldn’t throw my curve because it got past him. It was a struggle but I managed to get through my two innings giving up one hit - the 2nd hit of the year. I had two outs at the time and I struck out the next batter. I ended up having two ground outs and 4 strike outs.
The next game I started it too. I struck out 5 and had one ground out and one walk. I still haven’t given up a run for the season. I caught 3 innings and threw out a runner trying to steal 3rd. In the first game, I caught 4 innings. I threw out 2 runners leading off of first. When I went in to catch, the other team’s coach told my dad that they won’t be stealing any bases with me catching. I guess he didn’t tell his players not to lead off of first though. Lol. My team is now 7 - 0, and my ERA is still 0.00.
Here are a couple of videos. Me in the stretch and me in my windup.
I’ve worked on keeping my tempo up and trying to get my plant foot facing home. I think I’m throwing harder. I’m feeling good about my accuracy.