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5/20/2010
No matter what level you play at, tagging up and advancing to the next base on a fly ball is a critical base-running skill.

It takes heads-up play, good timing and practice.

Here are some tips for tagging up on a fly ball:

As a runner on first base: On fly balls to right field, you want to go about 1/4 of the way to second base; to center field, about 1/3 of the way; and to left field, about 1/2 of the way. You should be under control and watching the ball so...
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5/19/2010
Maple wood bats have become the popular choice among pro athletes in recent years, and Rawlings carries a variety of models, lengths and prices.

Maple wood bats, are known to be firmer, giving them more pop. Despite their reputation for shattering explosively when they break, maple wood bats...
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5/18/2010
Imagine a bat that won’t vibrate, but that still has a large sweet spot and lots of pop. Imagine a bat that has a stiff handle, but that won’t sting. Imagine it’s priced better than the competition.

Impossible? Then you haven’t taken a swing with Rawlings’ newest bat—the 5150 Exogrid with Ph.D.

Available for pre-order, the Exogrid capitalizes on Ph.D technology (that’s passive hybrid damping) to...
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5/17/2010
An NCAA rule regarding pitcher’s gloves has prompted Rawlings to remove the white lacing and lettering from these gloves.

According to the 2009-2010 NCAA baseball rules, the pitcher’s glove cannot not be white or gray or contain white or gray lettering.

Rawlings always strives to make gloves that are eligible for all associations and institutions.

The best way to...
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5/14/2010
Rawlings has adjusted its lineup of 5150 bats because of a change last year in NCAA rules.

For the 2010 baseball season, 1-piece composite bats are no longer allowed. Therefore, Rawlings has removed the youth league (-11) and senior league (-9) bats from its 5150 Composite series and created the 5150 X-treme Performance line just for them.

Because of this rule change, another bat in the 5150 Composite series, the Continue Reading
5/13/2010
If baseball gloves were luxury cars, Rawlings’ Primo gloves would be Bentleys.

Made from the finest Italian leather and the thickest laces, the Primo glove series is Rawlings’ premiere glove series.

Primo leather has a distinctive oxblood color and a flawless appearance. It goes through a unique tanning process for a buttery soft feel from...
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