Eric Bunnell has coached college baseball for nearly a decade. He currently works with infielders, catchers and base runners at Lake Erie College in Painesville, Ohio. During Bunnell's tenure as an infield coach, his shortstops have been selected in the MLB Draft two years in a row. He also coaches during the summer; and in 2008, he was named Great Lakes Summer Collegiate Baseball League Manager of the Year. His work has been published by the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA); and he writes "The Coach’s Cave" blog, where he posts on various topics relating to college baseball and instructional drills.
How to throw a baseball is the first skill players learn. But it's also where trouble starts. Surprisingly, what causes most game-time errors is not poor fielding—it's poor throwing. (See Improve [...]