Eric Byrnes Drops this Gem about Pitching Machines

Only got the audio of this, but Eric Byrnes, broadcaster and former major leaguer, drops some serious knowledge on the effectiveness of the pitching machine in baseball training. This is a great clip to pass on to the players in your life.

“I’ll argue to this day, that I became a big leaguer when my parents got me a pitching machine… My dad knew nothing about baseball, but he figured out how to throw me batting practice.”

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