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Want to raise your average? Try hitting to all fields

Originally Published: December 17, 2010
By Matthew Muench | ESPNHS.com

Every baseball player knows these six words from the time he first stepped up to a T. Keep your eye on the ball.

The phrase is one of the most important keys to hitting for average or just hitting, period.

You want to raise your average? Just put the ball into play said University of New Mexico head coach Ray Birmingham.

"You never know where a ball will drop or if it will take a crazy bounce," he said. "It's not easy to get a hit in this game. But it's ...

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