We have one week left in our fall schedule before our players hit the books and prepare for their finals. With three more practices this year in the Rutland bubble, the yotes are still pushing to get better as the entire roster continues to push themselves to earn their spot on the team.
Our pitching staff continue to get stronger week by week with their dedication at the gym as well as buying into the plyo routines set up by the coaching staff. The results of the velocity testing have shown steady growth in many members of the pitching staff including multiple players reaching 90 MPH and above. Devin Moore (RHP) has shown one of the biggest jumps this off-season, setting the highest velocity mark so far.
Our position players keep grinding away. The catchers led by Caleb Lumbard and Travis Butler are making big strides particularly in their receiving. Brendan Luther continues to set the tone with the infielders who are getting plenty of good reps on the bubble turf with many freshman as well as the returners breaking out of some bad habits and building on their good ones. And the outfielders keep finding ways to be productive indoors, getting plenty of room to let their arms loose and getting extra swings.
The Elks cages will continue to be open at set times beyond December 8th for the players to get some extra work in between their exams and beyond. Keep checking the website as we will be releasing player profiles soon as well as other news relating to the spring season, winter updates and potential fundraisers.
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