Being a superior athlete in one sport is no easy feat. Being a superior athlete with high-level division-I talent in two sports is another story. We spoke with one of Pittsburgh's top draftees draftees to learn about how this prospect is achieving his dreams in professional ball, and his roots.
Professional pitcher and Olympian hopeful, Alex Katz, has joined Frost Gear as the new Director of Strategic Partnerships. Alex brings an incredibly unique array of experiences that will help him contribute to Frost Gear's objective of helping cold weather ball players to combat the elements, train harder, and get better both on and off the field.
Transitioning from high school athlete to college ball player can be a difficult and emotionally draining process. Maintaining one's mental health from the first stages of recruiting through the end of one's college career is imperative to overall success, both on and off the field.
New York second baseman Jeff McNeil swings a truly unusual bat, and he swings it unusually well. Does this type of hitting approach signify a new trend in professional baseball: the re-emergence of the contact hitter?