What to practice in the preseason (10/27/21)

PHBA is hosting a clinic for parents and guardians who would like instruction on what to practice with their players in the preseason to help prepare them for the upcoming Spring Season. This is only for adults who want to learn about basic baseball & softball mechanics to practice with their kids at home. When:…

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Softball Pitching Clinic – Pioneer & American (11/7/21)

PHBA is hosting a pitching clinic for all softball players playing in our Pioneer and American divisions (ages 7 – 10) in the upcoming 2022 spring season. Pioneer players will learn the basics of pitching mechanics and help them prepare for player pitch. Players in the American division will refresh their basic skills and add…

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Softball Pitching Clinic – National & Western (11/14/21)

PHBA is hosting a pitching clinic for all softball players playing in our National and Western divisions (ages 11 – 18) in the upcoming 2022 spring season. This is an advanced pitching clinic that will refresh their basic skills and add complex technique to their delivery for power and accuracy. When: Sunday, 11/14/21 Time: 10…

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When Does 3=1? [Coach-Pitch]

The rule for the number of coach pitches allowed was changed for baseball in 2020 and is now consistent with softball rules. So how many pitches does a coach really get to throw during coach pitch? This one seems simple enough, and yet the math never seems to add up for most coaches and umpires.…

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Coach Pitch Interference

The rule for coach pitch interference was changed for baseball in 2020 and is now consistent with softball rules. The coach should make every effort (think Neo in the Matrix) to avoid contact with a hit or thrown ball. However, if the coach is hit by the ball, the ball is LIVE and play will…

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