Need some help with consistency at the plate?
Simplify it.Focusing on having QAB’s, will help you feel more confident and relaxed at the plate. First things first, there are 8 different ways to have a successful QAB.
1.) Hard Contact- Any hard hit ball is a positive.
2.) Getting a Hit- This is an obvious one.
3.) Advance a Runner(Under 2 outs)- Moving a runner into scoring position with less than two outs, sets your team up for success to score.
4.) Any RBI- Any kind of RBI is of course considered a Quality-At-Bat.
5.) Successful Bunt or H&R- Being successful in this category can give help your team produce runs in a pinch. .
6.) Walk- Getting on base helps your team win.
7.) Hit By Pitch- Any way to get runners on will be a QAB.
8.) 7+ Pitch At-Bat- More pitches, more problems. Making the pitcher throw 7+ pitches during an at bat gives an offense a slight advantage.
A good amount of players get caught up in the shiny stats. Getting caught up in that can come with some extreme highs and lows, making you a spotty hitter. Focusing on having QAB’s, will help with consistency and power numbers. Get up there, take a deep breath and get a QAB.