So at the end of this years tryouts i feel as though im no better then last years tryouts. Well actually this year left a much worse feeling.Last year i didnt make the squad because i wasnt good enough at that point. That i can live with. This year i didnt make the team because since there is 6 pitchers on the Var squad JV is the only suitable choice for me. And i was hearing nothing but praises from the Var coach telling me how much i have improved and how much heart i play with. I beleive he said i was playing with more heart than anyone else on his team. It got to a point where i trully beleived that i had made the team. Var players seem to think im more than good enough and they seemed to respect me alot more as a ballplayer. But when squad cuts came around i didnt make the team. I go ask why and the only reason he can come up with is since i probably wont make Var next year because all the players this year are juniors so the lineup will be filled Me being on JV would be a waist of space where they could develope up and coming freshmen to take the place of the current “superstars” of the var squad.
SO once again i have to use this as a building year. I currently throw 75-ish if im in perfect condition and i kind of hope to throw Mid to upper 80’s by next year. I just want to know if it is possible. because if i can develope a fast fastball with the movement i put on it my existence will be undeniable. They wouldnt be able to ignore me anymore. I wouldnt only be able to throw harder then most of their var pitchers. I would be more dangerous because it would be an 85+ sinker fastball with a great splitter to polish it off.
So is it possible to hit 85+ by next year?