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Fort Wayne Hitting Coach Tom Tornicasa

Drew Cumberland

FORT WAYNE, IN: If you are a position player, regardless of how well you perform any skill, the key to getting to the major leagues is with your bat.

You can cover more ground than any other center fielder, make all the plays at shortstop, but if you can't hit, you aren't going anywhere. The minor league hitting coach is one of the most important people in the development of any young player. He's there to breakdown his players' swings, give advice on what the opposing pitcher has, and, most importantly, prepare players mentally for the grind... Recommended Stories

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